Delhi police has reportedly filed an FIR against cab service Uber for an alleged case of cheating, PTI reports quoting sources. It isn’t clear what the FIR is about at the moment, but earlier in the day a report suggested the police was looking at filing an FIR against the company under CrPc section 188 and other charges as criminal negligence and abetment to the crime. Also Read - Uber cab service resumed in 31 cities in India with new Lockdown 4.0 guidelinesAlso Read - Uber launches 'Uber Connect' package delivery service to rival Dunzo and Swiggy Genie
Delhi Police had questioned Uber’s General Manager Gagan Bhatia, who according to the report could not come up with satisfactory answers about how the company works. The investigators reportedly come across gross violations on part of the company in terms of violation of the Motor Vehicle Act and others. Also Read - Uber to operate 'Essential' cab service to hospitals and pharmacy stores in 4 cities
Uber claims itself to be a mere technology provider that connects cabs with customers. It maintains it is not a cab operator. While it prides itself on safety and reliability, its terms of service does not guarantee the “suitability, safety or ability of third party providers” to absolve itself of any liabilities.