Tik Toker held over stunts

Suspect left driving seat while keeping vehicle on auto-pilot during stunt on Islamabad motorway


Our Correspondent September 23, 2021
PHOTO: AFP

RAWALPINDI:

Motorway police arrested a man for indulging in dangerous road stunts and publishing his TikTok videos on social media on Wednesday.

In one video, the man left the driving seat while keeping the vehicle on an auto-pilot during a dangerous stunt on the Islamabad motorway. In another video, he was seen exhibiting illegal weapons while driving. Motorway police spokesperson said that the accused, Aizaz Shah, is suspected of extreme negligence and carelessness while driving on the M-1 motorway.

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He left the vehicle on cruise control and left the driving seat unattended in a moving vehicle. When the footage came to light, the motorway police officers took stern notice and directed the field officers to arrest the accused. The accused was previously seen in a video where he displayed illegal modern weapons while driving.

The spokesperson shared the accused was traced and arrested with the help of modern technology. A case has been registered against him.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 23rd, 2021.

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