In a shocking incident yet another Uber cab driver was found misbehaving with a 27-year-old woman in Kolkata. The woman from Jadhavpur University hailed the cab along with her friend, and post dropping her co passenger off travelled on her way own. The Uber driver drove the cab rashly and threatened to rape the lone woman steering the cab to an isolated area.Also Read - West Bengal Lockdown: Restrictions Imposed In THIS Town After Surge in Covid-19 Cases | Check What's Allowed, What's Not
Not only did the Uber taxi driver threaten to rape her and dump her body in a ditch but also claimed he had done it to many women. But the brave woman was determined enough not to become another victim. She recollected the self defence moves she had learnt for her protection while she was young back. in school. Also Read - Delhi Shocker: 6-year-old Girl Raped, Hospitalised in Critical Condition; Accused Yet to be Identified
The fearless woman jumped out of the moving cab and hit the driver on his shin and knee. Looking at her resisting, and jumping out of the car the driver roughed her up and tried to drag her inside the car. (ALSO READ: This IIT graduate is actually driving an Uber. But why?). Also Read - West Bengal Witnesses Spike in COVID Cases, Officials Blame Guideline Violation During Durga Puja
The Uber cabbie was later arrested by the police on Tuesday for molesting and threatening to rape the 27-year-old. As per the reports, when the woman contacted the Uber services to report about the incident they claimed that the driver was suspended post complaints. Uber had shared the details of the cabbie with the police and he has been barred from using the online transportation network platform.