Three arrested in Careem captain murder case
RAWALPINDI: Police have arrested 3 suspects from Rawalpindi for the homicide of a ‘captain’ hired with the ride-hailing corporate Careem.
Sajawal Ameer was once shot lifeless overdue Monday evening and succumbed to his accidents in a health facility the following morning.
Consistent with SSP operations Rawalpindi, the 3 suspects booked a journey from a wedding corridor at Sambrial Street. They then attempted to grasp the auto close to the Lakho space, and on resistance, shot Ameer 5 time.
The injured captain was once rushed to the health facility however succumbed to his accidents on Wednesday morning.
The SSP stated the suspects have been arrested after the corporate equipped them with their passenger knowledge, used to enroll and ebook rides at the provider.
Speaking to Geo Information, Careem CEO Junaid Iqbal blamed the deteriorating legislation and order state of affairs, pronouncing the legislation enforcement companies want to take realize of accelerating violent incidents within the capital.
“What can a driving force do in entrance of a gun…we don’t have any resolution to that. We’re helpless,” he stated.
When requested if the organisation has measures in position to verify captains’ protection, Iqbal stated that Careem has a “lot of” security features. For example, for a very long time the provider was once now not open to no-go spaces in Karachi till the LEAs didn’t transparent the ones areas, he added.
He added that going ahead the corporate would possibly must imagine proscribing the provider to make a choice spaces within the capital too.
Iqbal additionally stated the corporate additionally has the important passenger knowledge which may also be equipped to the police in such incidents.
In each instances, together with that of Junaid Mustafa, who was once additionally shot lifeless within the capital in a equivalent case, Careem equipped all of the proof, related mobile phone numbers and emails and former reserving file, Iqbal added.
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