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Ola cab driver molests a woman in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Yet another incident is reported against Ola Companies Driver for molesting a 30-yr-old women customer, is making headlines again.

Molestation is rising against female commuters returning homes using cabs in India.

A recent incident happened to a working woman cum singer when she opted for a cab to return from her work place in Koramangala fifth block to her home in Begur.

The woman filed a complaint with the police the other day.

She said, Ravikumar M., the cab driver, picked her up from Koramangala and started towards her house.While passing near ‘Kabab Zone’ on Begur Road, he reportedly reversed the vehicle, as if he was trying to avoid hitting something halting the car.

He then turned back at the woman and allegedly molested her. The woman started screaming, but the driver continued molesting her.
Since no one was nearby to help the woman she escaped on her own jumping out of the car. She than ran towards what she saw, was a hospital. She requested the guard to let her and later called friend to drop her safely home.

“The next afternoon, she turned up at the Bommanahalli police station and filed a complaint, based on which an FIR was registered. Based on the details provided by her, the accused was traced and detained. The driver claimed that there was a quarrel between them as he took a long route, but denied that he molested her. We are questioning him further. The complainant is yet to identify the accused,” the police said.

Ola statement

“We have terminated the driver partner from the Ola platform as soon as we received a complaint from the customer. Safety of users is of utmost importance to us and we have zero-tolerance towards any such behaviour. We have also assured the customer of full support to the authorities to further investigate the issue”, as reported Deccan Chronicle.