KARACHI: For the first time in the history of Sindh police, an air ambulance was arranged on the order of provincial police chief, Ghulam Nabi Memon, for a sub-inspector who was critically wounded in an encounter with heavily armed bandits in interior Sindh on Tuesday.
Sub-Inspector Nabi Buksh was hit in an exchange of fire with bandits in the Kashmore district and shifted to Karachi.
The doctor of a local hospital recommended a ventilator to save the policeman’s life after which Memon ordered the use of the air ambulance.
According to doctors, the official now is out of danger after receiving timely medical assistance.
Memon had recently been appointed as the Sindh inspector general. He had previously served as Karachi police Chief.