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Ola driver harasses Kolkata stylist in Bengaluru, child locks cab

A Fashion Stylist From Kolkata Alleged That The Driver Stopped The Cab At The Intermediate Ring Road And Tried To Touch Her Inappropriately.

News Nation Bureau | Reported By : Yasir Mustaq | Edited By : Deepak Mahato | Updated on: 06 Dec 2017, 06:19:35 PM
Ola driver harasses Kolkata stylist in Bengaluru, child locks cab (File Photo)


An Ola driver allegedly harassed a 23-year-old fashion stylist from Kolkata travelling in his cab in Bengaluru.

According to the fashion stylist she had booked an Ola cab from Indra Nagar to BTM layout on Sunday evening.

She alleged that the driver stopped the cab at the intermediate Ring Road and tried to touch her inappropriately.   

The victim talking to News Nation said, “I tried to get off the vehicle but the car’s child lock was activated. I started banging the door, cab-window and cried for help after which he let me go.”

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She added that after few minutes of the incident she called up the Ola customer care service and lodged a complaint. “They then promised to suspend the cab driver but no senior official called me back to detail me the status of my complaint.”

Ola spokesperson said, “We regret the unfortunate experience the customer had during their ride. We have zero tolerance to such incidents. We have suspended the driver and extend full support to this investigation against the said driver.”

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First Published : 06 Dec 2017, 04:49:45 PM

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