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B'luru: Ola driver child-locks woman in cab, molests her, suspended

Bengaluru: A 23-year-old woman fashion designer was allegedly harassed by an Ola cab driver on Sunday night who tried holding her hostage inside the cab by activating the child lock.

The incident took place around 10.30 pm on Sunday, in a deserted spot on the Ring Road in south east Bengaluru, an NDTV report said.

The driver, Rajashekar Reddy kept molesting her and held her captive until he was forced to unlock the car when she began screaming and banging the windows.

The driver then started calling the woman on her number to warn her after which she blocked his number.

"There was nobody on the road. I was looking out of the window when he suddenly stopped and started touching my legs. I warned him and tried to damage the car. He let me go then. He tried calling me later to warn me but then I blocked his number," the woman was quoted as saying by NDTV.

Following the incident an Ola spokesperson said, "We regret the unfortunate experience the customer had during their ride. We have zero tolerance to such incidents and the driver has been suspended from the platform as an immediate action upon receiving the complaint".

The spokesperson also urged the customer to lodge a formal complaint with the authorities.

"Safety of customers is our priority and we will continue to extend our full support to this investigation against the said driver," the Ola spokesperson added.

FIR launched agains OLA owners

Police have claimed that Ola's CEO Bhavish Agarwal and CTO Ankit Bhati have fled overseas.An  FIR file i logged  against the two. Police raided the office of Ola and confiscated many important documents and computer contents. This action has been done in the context of playing film songs for Ola Prime Cab for without licensing. The police are looking for both.  

In this case no statement  has been offered from Ola's side.  

 Lahiri Velu alias Tulsiram Naidu of Lahiri Music booked an Ola Prime Play Cab after returning to Bangalore from   Mumbai,  Only then he came to know that Ola is playing his copyright songs of his company. What was it, without wasting time, he immediately instructed his legal team to investigate.

The owners are missing after the FIR.