QUETTA - Unidentified armed men gunned down a former Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Raza Khan on Thursday who was nominated in the killing of five Chechens.

According to police sources, armed men riding a motorbike opened indiscriminate firing at the vehicle of Raza Khan in Kharotabad area of Quetta.

Resultantly, he died on the spot, however, the attackers managed to flee from the scene after the incident. Police rushed to the site after the incident and moved the body to Civil Hospital Quetta for medico-legal formalities.

However, motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.

It may be recalled here that ASI Raza Khan was nominated in the murder of unarmed five Chechen nationals, including two women who were killed in Kharotabad area of Quetta. Following the incident Raza Khan had been sacked after an investigation conducted by the police.