RAWALPINDI - A speeding pickup crushed an old man to death here on Tuesday. According to details, one Babar Ali reported to PS Sadiqabad that he along with his grandfather M Irshad was standing along roadside when a speeding pickup with registration number IDS-5621, being driven by Daud, hit his grandfather and killed him on the spot. The driver managed to escape from the scene, he added. Police filed a case and started investigation. 

Separately, two armed robbers riding on a bike intercepted a car at Jaan Colony and snatched Rs 10,000 and 10 tolas of gold ornaments from the lady and ran away. The victim’s husband Muhammad Ferooz-ud-Din approached police for legal action.

Separately, auto theft gangs lifted Mehran car (IDD452); a carry van (GW-273) and a motorcycle (RIK-454) from the areas of PS New Town while a corolla car (JF-873) from Pirwadhai area and a motorcycle (RIM-9888) were lifted from precincts of PS Banni. Police registered cases and launched investigation.