Uber Rape Case: Driver Gets Life Imprisonment

Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav has been sentenced to life imprisonment till his natural death, for raping a woman executive in his taxi 11 months ago.

The court has also imposed a fine of Rs. 21,000 on him. The court has also asked the Delhi Legal Services Authority to give compensation to the victim and to take care of the convict’s family.

The court had convicted him on October 20th, after finding enough evidences and charged him under sections relating to rape, abduction, criminal intimidation and causing hurt.


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  1. Hi, but if i am not wrong, the above incident did not happen in Chennai right? If you want to provide authenticity, please make sure. Let me know if I am wrong.

  2. Thanks for this update and it is very important that the location is mentioned as it authenticates the write up and people are more aware of the things happening around them

  3. Hi,

    Any reason you had to use “Uber Chennai” banner for this post? I hope you delete and change it.
    There is no reason to be city specific.


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