A traffic police officer foiled a mugging attempt yesterday when he came across the muggers threatening to rob a man at knife point.
According to police, the unarmed traffic officer confronted the muggers while they had a knife to the victim’s throat. The incident occurred in the morning in an alley near Sultan Park.
The muggers fled on their motorbike but the traffic officer gave chase on his vehicle and hit them from behind. The muggers escaped but left their motorbike behind.
The traffic officer was meanwhile commended by Commissioner Ahmed Faseeh and other senior officers for his bravery.