Islamabad: A driver of ride-service provider, Careem, was shot dead in Islamabad late on Monday night during a car-snatching incident.
The App-based service said that “Captain” Sajawal Ameer was killed by unidentified assailants at 10 pm at night. The service provider in a statement has appealed to the high-ups and authorities to take notice of incident and arrest the culprits. It has also expressed it sympathy with the aggrieved family.
“We sadly announce that our Captain Sajawal Ameer was fatally wounded last night in Rawalpindi/Islamabad at 10:50 pm in a car snatching incident. His death is a terrible tragedy and Careem mourns with his family and prays for Sajawal Ameer’s soul,” it said in the statement.
“This is the second such incident to have occurred in Islamabad in the recent past. We appeal to authorities to take strict notice of these incidents and enhance efforts to drastically improve the safety of citizens.”
The statement further said: “While nothing can ever replace Captain Sajawal Ameer or take away the family’s sorrow, the whole Careem team stands with them in this very tough time. We will vehemently take this case up through legal channels. Due compensation will also be provided to the family. Most importantly, we will urge lawmakers to take note of this deteriorating security situation in Islamabad and immediately take steps to improve the situation.
Every member of the Careem family, Captains, Customers and Colleagues, are equally pained and request you to please pray for the departed soul.”