Driver killed during carjacking in US: WASHINGTON: A 66-year-old Pakistani American, Mohammed Anwar, was eliminated after two teenage girls assaulted him with a Taser while trying to snatch his cars and truck, authorities claimed.
A 13-year-old from Southeast Washington and also a 15-year-old from Ft Washington, Maryland, have actually been charged with felony, murder and also armed carjacking.
Anwar, an UberEats driver from Springfield, Virginia, was buried in a Muslim graveyard on Thursday, two days after the crime. He leaves behind an other half, 3 grown-up children as well as 4 grandchildren.
Authorities did not release the names of the implicated due to the fact that they were below the lawful adulthood age of 18 but stated they had confessed their involvement in the carjacking.
“The family members is ruined by this senseless criminal offense. Mohammad Anwar was a father, a grandpa, a spouse, a brother, and uncle beloved by many here in the USA as well as in Pakistan, his birth country,” Anwar’s household claimed in a declaration.
Participants of the Pakistani community in the greater Washington area stated Anwar was a hardworking immigrant who came to the USA in 2014, functioning relentlessly to build a much better life for himself and also his family.
“He selected happiness daily as well as it was transmittable. The loss felt by his fatality is immeasurable and also he is missed out on tremendously by friends and family,” the household stated.
The neighborhood has configuration a GoFundMe page to help Anwar’s household with its loss of earnings.
In less than six hrs, the page elevated more than $36,000 for Anwar’s family members.
On Wednesday, the two adolescent defendants appeared in a Washington court where the prosecution common witness video of the alleged carjacking.
District attorneys claimed Anwar came across the women in Southeast Washington as they were attempting to steal his Honda Accord.
They claimed Anwar came to be wedged between a cars and truck door and the driver’s seat as the two young adults, that were inside the automobile, set the equipment right into drive.
The car sped up down Van Street South East– with Anwar hanging from it– and also hit a lamppost, creating the door to swing back and also strike Anwar.
He passed away later on at a local hospital.
Police claimed carjackers usually target Uber vehicle drivers in this area, known as the Navy Lawn. Given that January, cops have jailed 23 teenagers from this location for attempting to snag vehicles from Uber chauffeurs.