Two teenage girls, who are involved in the murder and carjacking of a Pakistani immigrant who worked as a food delivery man, have reportedly reached a plea deal with prosecutors, it emerged on Monday.
Mohammad Anwar, 66, lost his life the girls aged 13 and 15, armed with a stun gun, sped off in his car the deceased was clung to the door of driver’s side and crashed into a metal fence outside the ballpark of the Washington Nationals.
Under the deal, the prosecutors would ensure that the suspects, who belong to Southeast D.C. and Fort Washington, Maryland, will not be held until they reach the age of 21 or not be put in any jail.
Further details about the deal have not been disclosed so far.
Last month, Metropolitan Police Department said that the suspects have been arrested and charged with charged with felony murder and armed carjacking.
Mohammad Anwar, who was resident of Springfield, Virginia, worked as an Uber Eats driver.
According to police, the two girls aged 13 and 15 respectively shocked the Pakistani man by a stun gun and later tried to escape with his vehicle when he clung to the driver’s side door to stop the carjacking attempt.
A highly graphic video shows the sped off with the Pakistan elder clinging to the door and crashed the delivery van after short distance.
— Pakistan Observer (@pakobserver) March 29, 2021
The man’s body can be seen lying on the ground at the end of the video.
“We are devastated by this tragic news and our hearts go out to Mohammad’s family during this difficult time,” an Uber spokesperson said.
“We’re grateful the suspects have been arrested and thank the Metropolitan Police Department for their diligence with this investigation.”