Police officer shot, bandit killed

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 14:45

Anand Ram a police officer attached to the Gasparillo police station has been shot in the abdomen.

PC Ram and his fellow officers were responding to a home invasion report in Marabella when the incident occurred.

The following is a press release by the TTPS:

PC Anand Ram of the Gasparillo Police Station is now in stable condition,after undergoing emergency surgery at the SFdo Hospital for a gunshot wound to the lower abdomen.

PC Ram and a party of officers had responded to a report of a home invasion at Fahey Street Marabella, when they were fired upon.

The 3 assailants were attempting to make good their escape and opened fire on the officers who responded killing one of the bandits.

One of the suspects was detained and a search is on for the third led by ACP Harrikrishen Baldeo and including Snr Supt Zamsheed Mohammed of the Southern Division.