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Hyderabad Uber driver arrested for masturbating in front of passenger

Hyderabad Uber driver arrested for masturbating in front of passenger
Daadi Prem Kumar, Pic: Deccan Chronicle

Hyderabad: Cyberabad Police on Saturday arrested the Uber driver, who had allegedly masturbated in the cab while dropping a 25-year-old woman to RGI Airport.

The incident had occurred on Thursday night when the woman was travelling to Delhi. The accused, Daadi Prem Kumar, has been identified as the cab’s owner, reports DC.

The 26-year-old driver is a resident of Hafeezpet. On the part of Uber, the investigation unveiled a major miss, as the registered driver was on leave and the owner of the cab drove the woman to the airport.

“We are investigating this negligence on Uber’s part. The photograph in the app was also too small to correspond with the driver,” said Mr Vishwaprasad, DCP Madhapur.

The techie had registered a complaint with Cyberabad police, through an email, and a case under Sections 354 A and 509 of IPC was registered.