Peshawar- The sub-inspector of traffic police was gunned down while on duty.

Abdul Sattar, a sub-inspector of Peshawar traffic police appointed on Pajhgai road near Shama Cinema, was shot dead by unidentified armed persons travelling on a motor bike today.

Police and rescue teams arrived at the scene while the assailants managed to escape the site. The body was moved to Lady Reading Hospital.

Police cordoned off the area and started a search operation. Results were fruitless with no suspect arrested.