Two teenage girls charged with murder: Two girls, aged 13 as well as 15, were charged with the murder as well as carjacking of a Pakistani immigrant eliminated last week while operating at his work supplying food in Washington, DC, in a case a bystander captured on video.
Mohammad Anwar, 66, died when authorities said the women, armed with a taser, sped off in his auto as he clung to the motorist’s side with the door open and also collapsed seconds later on simply outside the ballpark of the Washington Nationals.
A video uploaded on Saturday revealed the experience unfolding soon and also a half, finishing with Anwar’s Honda Accord on its side, the women climbing out as well as a fatally wounded Anwar sprawled as well as stationary on the sidewalk.
By Sunday mid-day, the video had been seen a minimum of 5.5 million times on Twitter.
Authorities did not determine the juvenile suspects, among whom is from the District of Columbia as well as the other is from neighbouring Ft Washington, Maryland.
Anwar, that lived in country Springfield, Virginia, and went to his delivery task for Uber Eats when he was killed, was explained in a GoFundMe post as “a hard-working Pakistani immigrant that pertained to the USA to create a better life for him and his family.”
The GoFundMe campaign, introduced in support of his household, had increased more than $500,000 by Sunday afternoon to cover the prices of a funeral service as well as to provide for his survivors.
” Anwar was a precious partner, daddy, grandfather, uncle, and also buddy that constantly supplied a smile when you needed one,” the family stated.
“Words can not describe exactly how our household is feeling presently. Destruction, confusion, shock, rage, distress, as well as suffering are simply a few that come to mind.”
An Uber agent informed regional radio terminal WTOP, “We are devastated by this terrible information and also our hearts go out to Mohammad’s household throughout this difficult time.”
Carjackings in Washington have boosted to 46 in the initial 5 weeks of the year from eight in the very same period a year earlier, The Post claimed on Wednesday, citing police statistics.
There were a total of 345 carjackings in 2014, an increase of 143 per cent from the prior year.