Shocking! Shut up, or I will kidnap and rape you: Uber driver threatens woman

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New Delhi, July 7: In a shocking incident, a 27-year-old-woman from Kolkata was threatened by the driver of the Uber cab she booked that she would be raped if she made noise.

"Akdom chup! Toke kidnap kore rape kore debo (Shut up! I will kidnap and rape you)," cabbie told the 27-year-old woman as per a TOI report.

Shocking! Shut up, or I will kidnap and rape you: Uber driver threatens woman .
According to the report, "The Salt Lake resident jumped off the moving car, but the cabby reversed and allegedly tried to run her over. The suspect, 28-year-old Santu Parmanik, has been arrested and charged with molestation and criminal intimidation."

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The app-based cab was bookd at JD block in Salt Lake at around 10pm by the woman and one of her friend. After her friend got down, the driver started behaving in a weird manner.

He tried to enter dark and deserted lanes and when the woman protested he threatened to rape her if she spoke further.

The woman realised that something was wrong and thus managed to jump off the the car to save herself. But the driver again threatened and told her as per the TOI report, "toke garir talay pishe marbo (I will crush you under the car)."

The driver then tried to kill her but she jumped on the footpath and managed to save herself.

Later she filed a complaint with Uber and Bidhannagar North police station.

Uber assured that they would suspend the driver's account and police caught the driver and he was remanded in 14 days' jail custody after he was produced in the court.

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