Uber driver charged after passenger sexually assaulted in Toronto: police

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Toronto police say a driver with the ride-hailing service Uber has been charged with sexual assault.

Police say a woman was picked up in the city’s northeast and, during the ride, the driver stopped in a secluded area.

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They allege he then got into the back seat with the woman and sexually assaulted her.

Police say that when the woman rebuffed him, he drove her home.

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Mirwais “Mir” Shukoori, 26, of Toronto, was arrested and charged Sunday evening.

He appeared in court Monday.


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