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A young woman traveling in a taxi was raped and left on the road; Driver arrested on complaint


  • The girl was raped and left on the road
  • Andhra Pradesh taxi driver arrested
  • The incident took place in Bangalore

Bangalore: A cab driver has been arrested for allegedly raping a young woman in a taxi and leaving her on the road. The incident took place in Bengaluru. The English news channel News18 quoted the police as saying that the woman had complained that the taxi driver had molested her while she was returning from a friend’s house.

The taxi driver was arrested under Section 376 of the IPC, Additional Commissioner of Police Murugan said. “After receiving the complaint, action was taken and the accused, a native of Andhra Pradesh, was arrested. He is being questioned in detail. A medical examination of the girl was conducted,” the official said.

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A young woman from Jharkhand was reportedly raped. They have been living in Bangalore for the last few years. The woman’s complaint was registered at the Jeevan Bhima Nagar police station. They booked a cab and got into the vehicle.

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It is alleged that the driver locked the car and raped the girl when she reached her destination. He then pulled the girl out of the car. Meanwhile, the woman had picked up the driver’s phone. The phone is now in police custody.

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The woman works for a private company in the city. Meanwhile, the accused, a taxi driver, has been in the city for the past two years. Police have not released the name of the accused as the investigation is at an early stage.

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