RAWALPINDI: A man was killed and a woman was deprived of her bag in the Sadiqabad area on Friday. In the first incident, a man was killed after he was hit by a speeding car on Benazir Bhutto Road. An eyewitness, Muhammad Shafiq, told the Sadiqabad police that the victim was sleeping on a footpath, when a speeding car hit him. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. The four occupants of the car fled from the scene, leaving their vehicle behind, said a police official. Meanwhile, Sultana Bibi lodged a report with the police that two armed motorcyclists snatched her handbag containing Rs117,000 cash and jewellery worth Rs500,000 when she was sitting in her car on BB Road.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 4th, 2012.