Following allegations that a New Delhi driver kidnapped and raped a female passenger on Friday night, the Indian government barred Uber from operating in the capital city’s metro area on Monday.
“Keeping in view the violation and the horrific crime committed by the driver, the transport department has banned all activities relating to providing any transport service by the www.uber.com,” Transportation Special Commissioner Kuldeep Singh Gangar said, according to Reuters.
The company did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment.
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