Police Constable Jagdish Lal was seriously injured in firing in Kathua district of Jammu today. According to the sources, two unidentified gunmen, who were in a Swift car, shot him when the cop signaled them to stop.
The two fired upon him at Shahidi Chowk around 9:20 AM today, as told by a police official. The critically injured cop was rushed to the district hospital Kathua and later was referred to Government Medical College hospital Jammu for specialised treatment.
However, the two fled the scene after firing upon the constable.The gunmen managed to escape in a car with Punjab registration number,sources said, adding that the vehicle was later recovered from some distance. A case has been registered and the police has begun investigation to nab the culprits.