Jun 16, 2017

Uber faces lawsuit over rape investigation

The woman raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for invading her privacy, after reports that the firm obtained her medical records. Uber chief Travis Kalanick said on Tuesday he would take leave from the firm. In December 2014, a 26-year-old Delhi woman, identified as Texas resident Jane Doe, was raped by Uber driver Shiv Kumar Yadav. The lawsuit says Uber investigated the complaint, obtaining her medical records and speculated that she made up the claims to hurt the firm's business. Mr Alexander left the company last week after US reporters asked questions about the incident.

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