“(The) Transport Department has banned all activities relating to providing any transport service by the www.Uber.com with immediate effect,” the government of the Indian capital said in a statement.
A woman in India had said she was raped by a taxi driver after booking the cab using the popular Uber smartphone app.
The 26-year-old from Delhi told police she dozed off in the taxi and when she woke up the vehicle was parked in a secluded part of the capital.
Police said a medical examination had backed up her allegation. The driver of the taxi was arrested on Sunday. – AFP