LAHORE: Police have arrested Tahir, the main accused in the murder of an online taxi driver. The accused Tahir, while confessing to the murder, said that he had booked a ride to meet the girl and shot Muhammad Ali in an argument late.
According to details, Lahore police arrested Tahir, the main accused in the murder of an online taxi driver. The accused Tahir was arrested on the indication of his friend Mohsin.
Police said that the accused Tahir while confessing to the murder of taxi driver Muhammad Ali, said that he had booked a ride to meet the girl. When it was late, the driver asked him to get out of the car and shot Muhammad Ali over the same quarrel.
According to police, the statement of the accused is being further investigated.
Yesterday, the police had identified the accused who had killed the online taxi driver and said that the killer was the one who took the last ride with the victim. The accused is a friend of a man named Tahir Zaheer Mohsin.
Last week, 26-year-old Ali, an online taxi driver in Lahore, was killed by unknown assailants. Police said Ali was married three years ago and had a two-year-old daughter, a resident of Bhogiwal. Ali left home to take a taxi online but never returned.
The victim’s distraught father had lodged a kidnapping case at Shalimar police station. Later, his body was found in the Sanda area of Lahore. The father-in-law, exhausted by the victim’s grief, said that Ali had married my daughter three years ago. Took away the hope of our lives.
According to the police, the body was handed over to the next of kin after postmortem. The investigation is underway regarding the murder. The authorities said that they will arrest the accused soon.