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Uber cab rape case: Driver Shiv Kumar Yadav convicted for raping woman passenger in Delhi

Delhi(PTI): A Delhi court on Tuesday convicted Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav for raping a 25-year- old woman executive in his taxi last year in Delhi.

Uber cab rape case: Driver Shiv Kumar Yadav convicted for raping woman passenger in Delhi

Court convicted driver for offences of endangering woman’s life while raping her, abducting and criminally intimidating

Speaking to the Media, Shiv Kumar’s lawyer Dharmender Kumar Mishra said, “Court has convicted Kumar Yadav for all charges.”

The arguments on quantum of sentence will be heard on October 23, 2105.

According to the prosecution, the incident took place on the night of December 5 last year when the victim, a finance executive working in Gurgaon, was heading back to her house at Inderlok.

Accused driver Shiv Kumar Yadav was arrested on December 7, 2014 from Mathura and is currently in judicial custody.

Special Public Prosecutor Atul Shrivastava had earlier said that an accused can be convicted on the basis of sole testimony of the victim if it is trustworthy.

The Supreme Court had earlier set aside the Delhi High Court order allowing the accused to re-examine 13 prosecution witnesses, including the victim.

The woman and the Delhi Police had moved the apex court against the high court order. The proceedings in the case were stayed by the apex court for six months from March 10 to September 10.

The trial court has framed charges against Yadav under IPC for alleged offences of endangering a woman’s life while raping her, abducting with an intent to compel her for marriage and criminally intimidating and causing hurt.

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