A court in the capital on Tuesday found Delhi Uber Cab Driver Shiv Kumar Yadav guilty of raping the woman passenger on December 5th last year. All the charges, which include rape, kidnap with the intention of compelling the victim for marriage, criminal intimidation and causing hurt, have been proven. Quantum of punishment to the guilty will be pronounced by the court on October 23rd.The Victim who works as a finance executive working in Gurgaon booked Uber Cab service for returning to Delhi. Shiv Kumar Yadav took the vehicle to a deserted place and sexually assaulted her. Later, He threatened her with dire consequences and fled from the spot. The accused was arrested by Delhi Cops on December 7th in 2014 from Mathura.
Following this brutal incident, Uber Cab Services have been banned in several states in the country. The firm received criticism for improper background check of the drivers and lack of enough security measure for the passengers. Uber has introduced few safety measure in the next few months to win back the trust of its passengers.