DI KHAN: Unidentified armed motorcylists on Monday shot dead a policeman in Zafarabad area of Dera Ismail Khan, the police said.

They said that two persons riding a motorcycle shot dead constable Muhammad Nadeem when he was on way back home from duty.

The criminals fled the scene after committing the crime. Funeral of the deceased cop was offered in Police Line and sent his body to his native town for burial. The police registered a case against unknown persons and started investigation.