New Delhi: A police officer was shot dead by some unidentified bike borne assailants in Gaya, Bihar on Monday morning.

Qayamuddin Ansari, station house officer of Kothi police station had left his house for a morning walk when he was shot by three men.

The incident happened 200 meters away from the police station.

According to reports, the criminals fired indiscriminately at Ansari and then fled the spot.

Ansari’s body has been sent for the post-mortem. 

(Further details awaited)