Karachi: Dumper truck kills biker, driver halted
KARACHI: A young motorcyclist was killed in a road accident on Hub River Road on Wednesday.
Police said that a fast-moving dumper truck knocked down the 30-year-old motorcyclist, Muhammad Arif, in a Baldia Town locality. He died on the spot.
The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.
The police detained dumper driver Faiz Muhammad and impounded the vehicle.
The victim was a resident of Saeedabad and worked at a garment factory and was heading to work when the accident occurred.
A case (FIR 4/2012) was registered under Section 320 (punishment for qatl-i-Khata by rash or negligent driving) and 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees) of the Pakistan Penal Code at the Mauripur police station on a complaint of the victim’s father, Ghufran.