Uber GM Shailesh Sawlani attacked in Mumbai


Source:  ibnlive.in.com

Mumbai: The anger against Uber for the Delhi rape incident took a violent form on Wednesday with an executive of cab service provider’s getting attacked in Mumbai.

Uber general manager Shailesh Sawlani was attacked by a man after he left the Transport Commissioner’s office on Wednesday afternoon. The identity of the attacker is not known. The man tried to hit Sawlani but he could not actually reach him.

Sawlani had gone to meet the Mumbai Transport Commissioner regarding the rape case against Uber driver Shiv Kumar Yadav.

In the meeting it was decided that all radio taxi services will have to provide their driver databases by Thursday.

US-based cab booking firm Uber is under scrutiny in connection with the rape case. The Asia-Pacific head of Uber, Alexander, flew in from Hong Kong and met senior police officials to cooperate in the investigation.

Police have issued a notice under section 91 CrPC to him to provide certain documents of the company. More info