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Greater Jakarta: Ride-hailing driver assaults passenger

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, February 14 2018   /  01:22 am

A 27-year-old female user of an app-based ride-hailing service was reportedly sexually assaulted and then abandoned by her driver near Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten, on Monday.

Jakarta Police spokesperson Sr. Comr. Argo Yuwono said the alleged incident occurred after the victim had ordered a ride on her smartphone at around 4 a.m.

“The victim was picked up in a white [Nissan] Grand Livina. The driver did not take her to the destination but to a quiet, dark place,” Argo said on Tuesday, as quoted by kompas.com.

The driver also reportedly stole the victim’s phone. Argo said police were still investigating the case....