PESHAWAR, Oct 31: Unidentified armed persons shot dead a deputy director of Federal Investigation Agency near his residence at Kohat Road here on Monday evening, police sources said.

They said that the FIA official, Ikramulah, belonged to Tur Dher village of Swabi district but he was presently living at Shahab Flats at Kohat Road.

“We have no information that he was receiving threats or not,” they said.

An official said that Ikramullah was a senior officer, who served FIA as in-charge of its crime circle. He was supposed to pursue cases pertaining to human trafficking in courts, he added.

The official said that Ikramullah was shot dead at a busy spot. Quoting different people, he said that the attackers were riding motorbike.

However, officials of Bana Mani police station said that they could not give details before registration of FIR.

Police spokesman DSP Nisar Khan, when contacted, said that he had no details about the case.

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