Teen charged with homicide in loss of life of cabbie hit by his personal automotive


Police on Tuesday arrested a young person who allegedly robbed a taxi driver within the Bronx Sunday evening, inflicting the motive force to chase after him and get fatally run over by his personal automotive.

The 16-year-old, whose title was not launched as a result of he’s a minor, was hit with homicide and theft expenses for the caper, police stated. He was awaiting arraignment Tuesday.

The driving force, 65-year-old Mohammad Zafrullah, had simply dropped off the suspect on Seward Avenue close to Rosedale Avenue in Clason Level and was getting ready to tug out when the teenager walked round to the entrance, passenger-side window, reached in and grabbed his bag, sources stated Monday.

Zafrullah bought out of his automotive to chase down the thief — however didn’t put his automotive in park, based on sources.

As he moved behind the car, it rolled backward, slamming the motive force to the bottom earlier than persevering with right into a parked automotive, sources stated.

First responders rushed to the scene to seek out Zafrullah mendacity unresponsive in the course of the road.