Busy traffic puts paid to high-speed getaway

Busy traffic puts paid to high-speed getaway

Peak-hour phone-jackings are never a good idea. Two men found this out in the capital’s Prampi Makara district on Friday when they whizzed by an unsuspecting pedestrian and helped themselves to his mobile phone.

Their planned ride to freedom on a motorbike was easier said than done: Bumper-to-bumper traffic boxed them in long enough for the police to arrive and haul them in. DEUM AMPIL

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