One More Careem Driver Shot Dead In Islamabad
One More Careem Driver Shot Dead In Islamabad: One More Careem Driver Shot Dead In Islamabad on late Monday night in a car snatching incident. Careem Pakistan said Sajawal Ameer lost his life at 10:35 in the 2nd such incident in Islamabad in the recent past. Careem authorities urged lawmakers to take notice of what it said to be the deteriorating security situation in Islamabad and immediately take steps to improve the situation.
They asked the authorities to take strict notice of these incidents and enhance efforts to improve the safely of the citizens especially cab drivers who are working hard for making a living.
Careem shared their statement, “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 strongly take this case up through legal channels,” the statement said.
Careem is a transportation network company based in Dubai, with operations in 80 cities in 13 countries in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. The company is valued at around $1.2 billion as of 2017. Careem has been a supporter of Cricket for a Cause for the past two years and has supported the league’s efforts to raise funds for children in developing nations.
Earlier on February 24th, police found the dead body of Careem’s captain named Junaid Mustafa in Islamabad near sector G-13/1. Mustafa 26 was a Rawalpindi resident and was working with Careem for last three months. He picked a ride on Thursday night from F-11 Markaz in Islamabad around 2:35 am on February 22. According to police, he was shot from 30-bore pistol multiple times in the chest and on left arm plus his right hand and arm also have signs of injuries. Furthermore, the gunman who, supposedly, shot him, took his Suzuki Wagon R with its registration book and two mobiles. Golra police have registered a murder case against an unidentified person.
Careem’s employees have however announced strike against the company saying because of company’s new policy, drivers are forced to pick rides even from dangerous places and have to uphold their own security first.