Unidentified armed men gunned down former Quetta Crime Branch Deputy Inspector General (DIG) here in the provincial capital on late Saturday evening.

Police said that unknown gunmen sprayed bullets at former Crime Branch DIG Naeem Kakar near Pishin Stop in Quetta. The ex-official was killed on the spot and the assailants fled the scene after committing the murder.

The body was shifted to hospital for postmortem and the police after registering case unidentified attackers have started the investigation.