New Delhi, June 27 (PTI) A 40-year-old Delhi Police head constable was killed after his motorcycle was hit allegedly by an unidentified vehicle on the Geeta Colony Road near Shakarpur area in east Delhi last night, a senior official said today. Also Read - Japanese Women's Team Pulls out of Asian Wrestling

The victim, Rohit Nayar, was rushed to the Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital where he was declared dead, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Pankaj Singh. Also Read - Two Men Allegedly Rob People Using Monkeys in South Delhi’s Malviya Nagar, Arrested

Nayar was posted at the Sarita Vihar police station in southeast Delhi and had joined the force in 1997, he added. Also Read - Delhi: 'Cyber Stalker' Arrested For Harassing Girls, Uploading Morphed Pics Online

The policeman was a resident of Krishna Nagar in Shahdara and is survived by his wife and two children aged eight and two respectively.

Police have registered a case and are probing the matter.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.