A police constable was martyred on resisting a robbery attempt in Uch Sharif on late Tuesday night, Dunya News reported.

According to details, Constable Muhammad Irfan was on his way to home after his duty at the Uch Sharif Police Station when three dacoits stopped him at the Chani Goth-Uch Sharif Road and tried to snatch his motorcycle at gun point.

Constable Muhammad Irfan offered resistance due to which dacoit opened fire and wounded him. He received a bullet wound at his neck and died before reach hospital. The dacoits managed to escape from the scene after the incident.

A heavy contingent of police reached the spot after the incident and cordoned off the area. Police have launched a search operation in the area to arrest the dacoits.