Online ride-hailing passenger kills driver during argument

A taxi driver wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus waits for a customer outside a hospital in Islamabad on March 17, 2020. – The number of novel coronavirus cases globally stood at 180,090 with 7,063 deaths, across 145 countries and territories at 0900 GMT on March 17, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources. (Photo by Farooq NAEEM / AFP) (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP via Getty Images)

LAHORE: On Tuesday, during a fight, a traveler of a web-based ride-hailing company in Lahore shot and killed the driver, Fakhar.

Police say that the suspect, identified as Muhammad Waqar, had booked a taxi for his drive and quarreled with the driver shortly after the taxi arrived. Waqar pulled out his gun and immediately fired at Fakhar when the argument flared up.

The police have gathered a lot of evidence against Waqar since his arrest.

In a different incident, unidentified equipped men pursued and killed the Sindh College transport driver at Hyderabad’s city door region.

According to the police, the incident occurred when the criminals opened fire on the vehicle, killing the driver, Ghulam Ali, at the point of impact. The assault occurred when there were no understudies aboard the vehicle.

The body of the driver was moved to the Common Clinic for further clinical evaluation.

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