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March 15, 2019

Prize for SSU commando who defeated Indian rival in martial arts

Karachi

March 15, 2019

Special Security Unit (SSU) commando Khan Saeed Afridi of the Sindh Police Department has been awarded a cash prize of Rs500,000 for winning against an Indian opponent in the 4th International and Thai Martial Arts Championship.

Afridi, who is representing Pakistan and the Sindh Police in the championship being played at the Nimibutr National Stadium, knocked out Indian opponent Vasu Sharma in the first round of the match within two minutes.

According to a spokesperson for the Sindh Police, Inspector General of Police Dr Syed Kaleem Imam extended his heartiest congratulations to Afridi and announced a cash award. DIGP Operations Maqsood Ahmed also expressed immense pleasure at the great victory of the SSU commando and wished him luck for his upcoming matches. Ahmed said that the commando proved his professional martial arts capabilities and the people of Pakistan were proud of him.

Afridi had earlier knocked out Indian player Shubhan and American player Jocob Welch and won two gold medals in the International Martial Arts Tournament held in December 2016. He became World Martial Arts champion in 2017.

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