Delhi cab driver Yadav accused of rape arrested from Mathura hideout

A 32-year-old cab driver accused of raping a 25-year-old working woman in Delhi Friday night was arrested Sunday in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura town, police said.

Shiv Kumar Yadav was taken into custody from a hideout in Mathura, about 135 km south of the capital, Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat told IANS in Delhi.

Yadav was caught in a joint operation by Delhi and Uttar Pradesh Police force.

A police official told IANS in Mathura that Yadav was being interrogated at the Highway Police station after he was nabbed from Chandrapuri colony. Police also seized a white car.

“He is being brought to Delhi,” Bhagat said.

The driver, employed with a radio cab company, is accused of raping the woman who was returning home in Delhi from Gurgaon where she is employed.



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