The international rental taxi chain, Uber, has flouted various legal norms which led to the alleged rape of 27-year-old finance executive by a driver, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) claimed on Tuesday.
Calling the rape of a 27-year-old executive as a "national shame," Government on Tuesday asked all states to stop operations of all web-based taxi services even as it emerged that the accused cabbie was a serial sexual offender and was allegedly involved in two previous rapes in 2011 in 2013.
Thailand on Tuesday ordered US online taxi booking company Uber to cease operations immediately for improperly using cars and unregistered drivers, a day after the firm was barred in New Delhi over the alleged rape incident in a taxi plying for it.
A Delhi court has ordered perjury proceedings against a woman for allegedly filing a false rape case against a man who was acquitted of the charges as the complainant failed to identify him as the accused.
The National Commission for Women has issued a suo-motu notice to Delhi Police in connection with the alleged rape of a 27-year-old woman executive by a cab driver asking them to submit a report within 15 days.
According to police sources, the Uber cab driver accused of raping a 27-year-old woman in New Delhi last week, did not have a driving license valid for Delhi, a must for those engaged in driving taxis in the capital.