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Uber Driver Shiv Kumar gets life term for Rape

Uber Rape CaseNew Delhi, Nov 3: Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav who raped a woman executive on December 5 last year was awarded life imprisonment till death by a court here on Tuesday. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja pronounced the order.

Yadav was convicted last month on charges of rape, causing grievous bodily harm and endangering the life of the woman, and other charges dealing with kidnapping, criminal intimidation and voluntarily causing hurt.

On the night of December 5, the woman hired the cab to head back home in north Delhi’s Inderlok area. Police said Yadav drove the woman to an isolated place and raped her. (IANS)

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