Uber driver arrested for molesting woman passenger in Delhi

The driver allegedly locked the car doors, when the woman tried to escape, by activating the car’s central locking system.

Published: 13th March 2018 08:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th March 2018 10:53 AM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

NEW DELHI: A 25-year-old Uber cab driver was arrested for allegedly abducting and molesting a woman passenger in Delhi.

The driver allegedly locked the car doors, when the woman tried to escape, by activating the car’s central locking system.

According to reports, when the woman got into the cab, the first thing she noticed was that the vehicle did not have a yellow number plate. And minutes into the ride, she allegedly found the driver’s conduct suspicious.

When she realised that the driver allegedly chose an isolated route over her preferred route. She tried to jump out of the car, but the driver activated the central locking system.

She, however, managed to unlock the door and jump out when the cab slowed down again near a CNG pump in Jahangirpuri.

After which she approached the Mahender Park Police Station and filed a complaint regarding the same.

The police arrested the intoxicated driver from a Haryana village and also recovered his car.

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