Man shot dead after he stabs police official

Man shot dead after he stabs police official

By: || Updated: 01 Jan 1970 12:00 AM
Ramanathapuram: A 30-year-old man, who was taken to police station on a complaint of extorting money from the public, was shot dead after he stabbed a Sub-Inspector of the station on Tuesday, police said here.




Police said the Sub Inspector Kalidoss had taken Syed Mohammed to the police station and was questioning him about the complaint when he pulled a knife and stabbed him.


"The SI opened two rounds of fire in self defence at the point blank range, killing Mohammed on the spot", police said.       


Mohammed, who was in an inebriated condition, had caused panic in the S A Pattinam market area demanding money from the traders and passers with a knife in his hand.


He was taken to to the station following complaints from people in the area, police said.


Kalidoss was admitted to hospital with stab injuries, police said.

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