Uber comments on the assault incident in Egypt

What’s the story?

The security services of the Egyptian Ministry of Interior revealed the circumstances of what was circulated on social media a few days ago, regarding a driver assaulting a woman in Cairo.

She said Egyptian Interior In a statement, “A driver for one of the smart transportation applications took a girl who had taken the car to a remote area, where he tried to assault her while he was in possession of a white weapon, which resulted in her being injured, before she was able to escape.”

Uber comment

Uber commented through a company spokesman about the incident on Tuesday.

The spokesman said: “We are deeply saddened by the incident Assault Which was recently reported. “What has been described has no place on the Uber app, and we strongly condemn such dangerous behavior.”

He added: “We have already taken all necessary measures against the driver, including stopping his account on the application. As soon as we were informed of the incident, we contacted a member of the victim’s family to provide all possible support, and we are also working closely with the local authorities to provide all the information necessary to complete the process.” Investigation”.

He concluded: “We are determined to continue our efforts to combat all forms of sexual assault and violence.”

The sister of the girl who was assaulted had published a post on… communication Web-sites In it, she said that her sister had been kidnapped and attempted Rape by driver”Uber“In the assembly area on the evening of May 11th.

The story spread, and demands rose for Uber to be held accountable for not following up on the actions of its drivers.

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