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Ola cabbie misbehaves with woman, flees after she raises alarm in Bengaluru

An Ola cab driver allegedly misbehaved with a woman in Bengaluru.

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The woman filed a complaint with the police stating that the cab driver allegedly harassed her while she was travelling from HSR Layout to Domlur when the incident took place.

She has lodged a formal complaint with the Indira Nagar Police Station in this regard.

The woman had hired the cab from BTM Layout to Indira Nagar in Bengaluru when the incident took place on last night.

“Cab was booked through Ola, it arrived at 5:25 p.m. at Motherhood on 14th May, 2016. There, he (cab driver) started mis-behaving with me,” the complainant said in the letter.

According to police sources, the incident took place around 5.30 p.m. near Motherhood Hospital on C.M.H. Road. The 31-year-old complainant told the police that she had booked the cab from B.T.M. Stage I to travel to Indiranagar.

En route, the driver attempted to misbehave with her. The incident came to light when she shouted out for help on C.M.H. Road. As soon as she did this, the driver abandoned the cab and fled from the spot.

The police have seized the vehicle and registered a case. They are tracking down the driver, who has been identified as Kiran B.B. (24) from Hassan district, sources said.

Meanwhile, Ola, in a statement, said: “We have off-roaded the vehicle of the operator from the Ola platform. Customer safety is paramount to us at Ola. We will extend all support to the authorities to furnish information required for any further investigation.”

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