A notorious underworld member was shot dead at Sarana Road near the BMICH early this morning.
The police identified the underworld member as Kadhar Mohoammad alias Mamaz.
The police said that he was initially arrested over his involvement with several crimes and was tekn to the police station.
Following his arrest the police took him to a location where he was said to have hidden weapons used for his crimes.
The police claimed that he had then attempted to strangle a police officer and he was shot dead by the police.