A 48-year-old promoting office proprietor was purportedly assaulted by a gathering of taxi drivers, following a contention over safety belts, close to Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport on Monday night. The complainant, Dave Banerjee, said that the assault occurred at around 9 pm, while he was returning home from the air terminal.
He said that despite the fact that he had griped with Uber, he affirmed that no move was made by them. Be that as it may, no police dissension has been documented up until now. Dave said that once his medicinal treatment is finished, he will continue with the legitimate course.
The worldwide transportation firm, Uber, has turned out with an announcement because of the episode.
What's been depicted has no place on our application. Security of our riders is a need for us at Uber. We have banned the driver-accomplice's entrance to the Uber application. We will bolster the law requirement experts in their examination and procedures in any capacity conceivable. - UBER representative
Conversing with The Quint, Dave said his flight from Mumbai arrived at the Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport around 9 pm, and alongside two of his partners, he took a Uber.
In the auto, we couldn't locate the back safety belts. As I'm specific about the back safety belts, I requested that the driver stop the auto and let me haul out the safety belts, which were inside the seat. When he didn't stop the auto, even in the wake of asking him twice, I tapped him on his shoulders and requesting that he stop the auto instantly
According to Dave's rendition of the occurrence, when he escaped the auto to haul out the safety belt, even the driver turned out. The driver supposedly guaranteed he was assaulted by Dave, and assembled different drivers who were cruising by.
"What took after next was absolute anarchy. For over 45 minutes, more than 25 drivers encompassed us and assaulted us. I was harmed, as was one of my associates," said Dave.
Dave said Uber's SOS framework didn't help while the assault was going. He said the agent requesting that he approach the police when Dave reached SOS benefit for offer assistance.
Indeed, even after the assault, I sent them messages, however they halted the email trail expressing, 'because of the seriousness of the issue, another agent will connect'. There was no reaction after that.
Malika Baruah, spouse of Dave Banerjee, has claimed that there are unmistakable stamps on Dave's body because of the drivers thumping him for near 45 minutes.
"My significant other is seriously harmed, and is thinking that its hard to try and move. He additionally has a broken jaw. We are yet to get the report from the doctor's facility. Such hooliganism is just inadmissible," she said.
Senior Bengaluru cops said that up until this point, no grievance about the affirmed episode has been gotten at any police headquarters in the city, and move will be made if an objection is recorded.