PESHAWAR: The Station House Officer of Daudzai and his driver were killed when unknown militants ambushed their vehicle here on Aryana Road on the outskirts of Peshawar on Thursday night.
SHO Daudzai Amir Sultan was on a routine patrol on Aryana Road along with his driver Javed and guard Imranullah when militants ambushed their vehicle and sprayed it with bullets.
Sultan and Javed were killed on the spot while Imranullah was seriously injured. He was rushed to the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH).
The attackers managed to escape after committing the crime.
A large number of police were dispatched to the crime scene to search for the attackers. However, the assailants had managed to make good their escape.
Sultan is the second SHO to be assassinated in two months. Last month SHO Hayatabad Mira Jan was killed in a similar fashion in broad day light.