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Uber cab driver arrested for allegedly molesting woman journalist in Noida

22, Jan 2016

Jan 22, 2016 | PTI|Noida
The woman journalist suspected that the cab driver was taking her through a wrong route.
Noida: A woman journalist has accused an Uber cab driver of molesting her while she was on her way from Delhi to Noida on Wednesday night. The cab driver has been arrested.
According to the complaint, the woman journalist suspected that the cab driver, Ravinder Singh, was taking a wrong route near Noida Sector 15 metro station, and asked him to stop the vehicle, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Vijay Dhul. She then got down from the cab and started walking, while the driver insisted on taking her to her destination, Dhul added.
The woman, a resident of Gurgaon, alleged that the driver chased her and behaved inappropriately.
The journalist then called the police control room and registered a complaint.
“The accused driver Ravinder Singh was arrested today and produced before a court that has sent him to judicial custody,” Dhul said.
The accused has been booked under section 354 of the Indian Penal Code, he said, adding that further probe was on.


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