Delhi govt bans Uber after alleged rape

NEW DELHI: The Delhi city government said Monday it has banned Uber after a passenger accused one of the online taxi service’s drivers of raping her.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

“(The) Transport Department has banned all activities relating to providing any transport service by the 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

Print Friendly, PDF & Email



ARY Sports

Copyright © 2018

To Top

Delhi govt bans Uber after alleged rape

by Azhar Khan