Delhi Commission of Women issues notice to Uber India, Delhi police over molestation of scribe
As per reports, after the case of a Journalist being harassed by an auto-rickshaw driver came to light, the Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) issued notice to Uber and Delhi police in the matter. As per reports, a Delhi-based journalist took to Twitter to her account of the molestation.
The DCW chief Swati Maliwal in a tweet wrote that a notice has been issued to Uber India and Delhi police in the case of molestation of a female journalist by an auto-rickshaw driver. The tweet also read that the notice issued sought the safety measures taken by Uber for women.
The victim is a Delhi-based journalist and took to Twitter to share her account of the unfortunate incident. As per the Tweet by the woman journalist, she said that she was traveling to Malviya Nagar and had boarded an auto through the Uber app after which the unfortunate incident unfolded.
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However, things took an awry turn as the auto driver kept ogling at her through the mirror. The victim initially shifted and changed her seat so that she is not visible in the mirror, however, subsequently, the auto-rikshaw driver kept turning around to ogle at her.
Finally, after being frustrated by the accused’s action, the woman journalist confronted the man. However, even the threat by the victim telling the accused that she will raise a complaint didn’t faze the auto-rickshaw driver. According to the account of the woman, the Auto driver, when threatened that she will file a complaint, said to go ahead and do it.
As per reports, the victim has filed a complaint against Uber, an Uber driver to DCW. The victim has also lodged a complaint about several tweets that passed lewd remarks and victim-blamed her for what transpired.
It was also reported that the journalist is yet to lodge an FIR in the matter and will do it today according to her Twitter. The accused has been identified as Vinod Kumar.
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