Since Uber was launched in the Philippines, its good reputation have been upheld providing many of us the comfort knowing that we are safe from other abusive drivers. In addition, nothing could beat the convenience it brought that is available in a matter of few clicks.
Unfortunately, few days ago the transport network vehicle service was in hot water due to an Uber driver who allegedly does something not right with his female passenger during broad daylight.
According to news, the 22-year-old female passenger took Uber vehicle that was identified as a red Toyota Vios with plate number ARA 3101 at Camp Crame and supposed to be drop off to Katipunan avenue. The moment that the Uber driver Xstian Karlou John Marie reached the pickup place, he immediately cancelled the request and just negotiated with the passenger to take the ride and pay him after
During the ride, the female passenger and Marie had a good conversation until the driver asked his passenger to sit next to him. “dito ka sa harapan lingon kasi ko ng lingon sa’yo eh!”
She complied, which she probably soon regretted afterwards after the driver grabbed her private part and forced her to do the same and even more. Due to fear of the probabilities of the man pulling out a knife or a gun, she unwillingly did so.
The victim granted the request which led her to her worst nightmare. The driver grabbed the passenger’s pr1vat3. He forced her hand to touch his ___ and perform some 0ra||
“sige na gawin mo na,tinted naman ang kotse”. Carla was so frightened that she thinks that the Uber driver have a gun or knife, so she had no other choice but to follow what the suspect says.
Uber had released a statement about the incident: ““First and foremost our thoughts are with the rider and her family. We immediately removed the driver from the Uber platform when we learned of the reported incident and are cooperating fully with law enforcement in their ongoing investigation and stand ready to assist them in every way we can,”