Sat. Jul 20th, 2024

The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced an Uber driver to 15 years in prison and a fine of 50,000 pounds for attempting to kidnap Habiba El Shamma, who became known as the “Uber girl.”

The charges against the driver include attempted kidnapping, possession of drugs, driving under the influence of drugs, and according to official data, the defendant’s use of cannabis was detected through blood and urine tests.

The Public Prosecution explained that the defendant used his car as a tool to commit his crime, trying to kidnap the victim at the threat of force, forcing her to jump out of the car while it was moving, which led to severe injuries that caused her death.

In a related context, previous complaints from users of the Uber app confirmed the driver’s misconduct, which led to the closure of his account, before he resumed using the application with false data.

In an official statement, Uber expressed its measures to improve safety and review complaints more strictly to ensure passenger safety.

The Uber mobile app allows smartphone users to request a driver with their car to get around.

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