Bengaluru,June 29: Bharathi Veerath, Bengaluru's first women cab driver who worked with Uber was found dead on Tuesday, (June 28) under mysterious circumstance in her room in Bengaluru.
According to reports, Sanjay Nagar police inspector said that " Bharati was found hanging with a cloth like-rope and it is suspected to be suicide case."
40-year-old, Bharati was found dead by his landlord at her rented house in city's northwest suburb.
Bharathi was one of the first few women cab drivers in the city who had started her career by joining Angel cabs and later on moved to Uber in 2013.[Death of Bengaluru's first woman taxi driver- Foul play not ruled out]
Meanwhile, a statement released by Uber said, " We are shocked and saddened by her death. She was a native of Andhra Pradesh and was working with Uber in Bengaluru for the past two years. Post-mortem reports are yet to confirm the actual cause of death."
Sumati, friend of Bharathi said, "She struggled to be the first woman taxi driver and she was brilliant professionaly; this is quite a loss. She seemed to be fine even on Sunday when she came to work."
"She had attained celebrityhood when she became the first woman cab driver in Bengaluru and now Veerath Bharathi is in news again but because of her mysterious death," Sumati said.