Woman harassed inside Ola cab by driver in Bengaluru

Woman harassed inside Ola cab by driver in Bengaluru

A woman was allegedly molested by a driver attached to cab aggregator Ola en route for her residence here recently.

The woman was trapped by the driver by activating the child lock system inside the auto. "We have zero tolerance to such incidents and the driver has been suspended from the platform as an immediate action upon receiving the complaint". Though the woman had complained to Ola via customer care, after which action was taken too, Ola representatives claimed they did not have any record of the complaint.

According to the complaint, the driver warned her that she would face dire consequences if the matter was reported to the police or Ola Cabs management.

The incident took place on Sunday night at around 10.30 pm when the woman was travelling alone from Indiranagar to BTM Layout in the Ola cab driven by Rajashekhar Reddy.

She alleged that the driver stopped the cab at the intermediate Ring Road and tried to touch her inappropriately. The woman, whose mobile phone battery had run out, could not alert anyone and was let go by the driver after she started banging on the windows and screamed.

A police officer is said to have spoken to Reddy, who defended himself saying that he had only tried to reach back to help her open the door which was child-locked. I warned him and tried to damage the auto.

However, the cab driver allegedly continued to approach her in an indecent manner despite her warnings.

Ola spokesperson said, "We regret the unfortunate experience the customer had during their ride". He was rated 4.9 on the app. "What is the company doing to ensure women who use the service are safe?" she asked. "He called the next day (Monday) and told me not to register a complaint against him", the victim said.

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