Uber driver in India arrested on sexual assault charges

December 7, 2014 7:10 PM

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An Indian driver with the U.S.-based Uber car service was arrested Sunday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger in New Delhi, authorities said.

The arrest of 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav came after a daylong police manhunt and marked the latest high-profile case of sexual violence to rock the Indian capital, which has gained a reputation for being extremely dangerous for women.

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