Peshawar: A senior police officer was shot dead by unidentified gunmen while he was on his way home after offering morning prayers today in this northwestern city of Pakistan.
The deceased has been identified as Superintendent of Police (SP) Elite Force Bannu district Hairul Haseeb. He was killed in Saleem Khan area of Swabi district.
According to District Police Officer Swabi Sajjad Khan, Hairul Haseeb was on his way home from a mosque after offering morning prayers when unidentified gunmen on motorcycle opened fire and killed him.
SP Hairul Haseeb was a retired army officer and posted as Baunu elite police force SP.
He had come to his home town to celebrate Eid.
Police reached the site of attack and launched a probe into the incident.