Police officer killed while arresting criminal in Sharqiya

A Police officer at Belbeis police station in Sharqiya governorate died Wednesday, after being fatally injured during the arrest of a criminal in Bani Alim village at Belbeis city.

According to a statement issued by Sharqia Security Directorate, a mission headed by Police Captain Ahmed Salah al-Musallami was checking up on the security situation in the Belbeis city villages. During the arrest of a suspect, the criminal stabbed Musallami with a knife several times.

The police officer was transferred to Belbeis Hospital, but succumbed to his injuries. A report was filed with the incident to the prosecutor’s office in the city.

Security services arrested the perpetrator, who was referred to the prosecution for further investigation.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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