Delhi Police arrested the driver accused of raping a 27-year-old woman on Friday, from Mathura. The police had announced Rs 1 lakh award for the arrest of the cabbie . Police had also deployed four teams of five members each to trace the 32-year-old driver, identified as Shiv Kumar Yadav, who had switched off his mobile phone since the incident to avoid being traced.
Deputy Commissioner of Delhi Police, Madhur Verma, however, said that there has been “a lot of negligence in terms of security” on the part of the company. “There is no GPS (global positioning system) installed in the vehicle and there was no background check or driver verification done with the police.”
One person had been detained in connection with the rape of 27-year-old woman in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The man in his early 30s and the police are in the verifying whether he is the accused in the case The police was hot on the trails of the driver, with special cell, crime branch as well as the north district raiding his suspected hideouts, say reports. Medical tests have confirmed that the 27-year-old woman was raped, PTI reported.
According to media reports, the Delhi Police has issued a notice to the cab company asking for it take part in the investigations.
After the rape of a woman professional by the driver of the Uber cab came to light, the radio cab company has come out with a statement saying that they are working with the police in the investigations and will provide assistance in all possible way. Uber tendered an apology regarding the case.