21 Uber Drivers Detained by Hong Kong Police
May 23 , 2017
As per reports, 21 Uber drivers were arrested by Hong Kong police on Tuesday for illegal car-hiring. It was a part of a clamp down against the company’s operations in the Asian financial city.
According to police, an undercover operation was started in May and on May 23, 20 men and a woman were arrested. They all were driving without third-party risk insurance.
As mentioned by Lau Tat-fai, a chief inspector of police in the Kowloon West district, those who help these drivers may also have to bear legal responsibility.
An Uber spokesperson mentioned that the company was very disappointed by the action of the Hong Kong police.