DI KHAN: Unknown assailants Friday killed Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bahawal Khan along with his friend on Circular Road.
District Police Officer Sadiq Baloch told APP that DSP Bahawal Khan was riding on a bike along with a friend when unknown militants opened indiscriminate firing on them with 9 mm pistol killing both the DSP and his friend Haroon on the spot.
He said the police immediately reached the site and started search operation in the area.
The dead bodies were shifted to District Hospital where a large number of police officials, family members and friends of the DSP had already reached as they heard the news.
Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani sought a report into the killing and ordered immediate arrest of the culprits. Special police teams started probe into the matter and conducted raids in different areas, the DPO said.