An Uber driver arrested for molesting a 32-year-old woman in Delhi

December 22, 2016, 1:14 pm
An Uber driver arrested for molesting a 32-year-old woman in Delhi
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An Uber driver arrested for molesting a 32-year-old woman in Delhi

An Uber driver arrested for molesting a 32-year-old woman in Delhi

A 36-year-old Uber drier was arrested by the Delhi police on Wednesday night based on a complaint filed by a women for molestation.

Police said the 32-year-old woman who works at the IGI airport had booked a cab for going to her residence in Palam in South West Delhi after finishing work. However, the cab driver took the cab towards a wrong direction from where the woman intended go. She was taken to the Mahipalpur area instead of Aerocity, said police.

When the woman objected, the driver said he had to pick another passenger who also had booked the cab. In her complaint, the woman alleged that Rajiv continued to drive the car in the other direction despite being reminded that she had not booked the cab on a sharing basis.

As they came to a T-point, the woman asked him to stop the car. As she tried to get out, Rajiv caught her hand and tried to pull her inside the car, the woman wrote in her complaint.

The woman immediately went to the police station and lodged a complaint, following which a case was registered and the driver was arrested.