A cab driver for a major taxi aggregator in Hyderabad decided to take out his grudge against a woman passenger over a payment dispute by allegedly writing her phone number on the wall of a public toilet.
Soon, the woman started receiving lewd phone calls from unknown persons after which she approached the SHE team wing of the Cyberabad city police. The accused has been apprehended and taken into custody.
On July 8, the victim approached the police stating that she had booked a cab with a cab aggregator app and the fare shown was Rs 200. However, the cab driver took a longer route and the fare shot up to Rs 800, alleges the victim. However, she refused to shell out the new fare and decided the pay only for the fare the ride was initially booked for.
Angered by this, the cab driver allegedly decided to take out his grudge against the passenger by posting her mobile number on the wall of a public toilet with lewd comments. The woman then started receiving calls from unknown persons, police said to The Times of India. During investigation, police identified the culprit and arrested him.
In another case, a woman was harassed by a person she had befriended over the social networking site Facebook. Police say, the victim got acquainted with the culprit over Facebook and over time shared with him details of her financial problems. The accused had helped her secure a job at the firm owned by him.
However, soon after she had joined the company, the woman alleges that the accused stalked and harassed her seeking sexual favours. She then approached the Cyberabad SHE Team and the culprit was arrested.