- An Indian taxi driver who cared for the company Uber rides has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping a passenger. Driver Shiv Kumar Yadav fell late last year on a 26-year-old woman after a party in New Delhi was with him on the plane. The court considered him guilty of rape, kidnapping and intimidation of the victim and gave him the highest possible punishment Tuesday.
The notorious case brought the US company Uber seriously embarrassed. Delhi authorities blamed the service provider include negligence in checking the background of drivers. Yadav was earlier accused of sexual abuse.
Uber was a result of the rape case and the shortcomings identified prohibited in the Capital Territory Delhi. The victim harnessed in the United States a civil case against Uber. That case was settled out of court.