The additional SHO of the Gulistan-e-Jauhar police station was shot dead during a firefight with suspected robbers on Friday.
The encounter took place near Safari Park where the suspects were robbing people. The police arrived and a shootout ensued.
Sub inspector Raheem Khan was killed in the shootout, confirmed East SSP Sajid Sadozai.
The police have summoned a heavy contingent to the scene.
His body has been shifted to a nearby hospital.
The police said four suspects in a white car opened fire from their car and hit the SI who was in the front seat of the police van.
They then abandoned their car after some distance and fled. One or two were injured.