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Uber taxi driver accused of raping woman in Delhi

  • A woman in the Indian capital Delhi said she was raped by a cab driver after she booked the taxi using the smartphone app Uber.

    The 26-year-old in her complaint to the police said she had fallen asleep in the cab and woke up to find it parked in an isolated spot. The driver then threatened and sexually assaulted her, the complaint said.

    A medical examination has reportedly confirmed rape. The taxi driver was later arrested.

    In a statement Uber said it was “working with the police” who were probing this “terrible crime”.

     

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