MUMBAI – Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has warned Uber customers towards utilizing the ridesharing app in London after struggling “the scariest expertise” with a driver within the British capital.
The award-winning actress, 34, daughter of “Slumdog Millionaire” star Anil Kapoor, mentioned her driver was apparently “unstable and was yelling and shouting” through the journey.
“I used to be shaking by the tip of it,” she tweeted to her 12.eight million followers late Wednesday (Jan 15) in London, tagging Uber, which responded with an apparently automated message.
“I attempted complaining in your app, and simply bought a number of disconnected replies by bots. You guys must replace your system. The harm is completed.
There’s nothing extra you are able to do.” “The perfect and most secure is simply to make use of the native public transportation or cabs,” she advised.
A consultant for the agency in India mentioned it had no remark for now.
The Uber incident comes per week after Ahuja criticised British Airways for allegedly shedding her baggage for the second time this month.
Journey-hailing large Uber has come below a storm of worldwide criticism over its passenger security report.
The corporate misplaced its license in London after transport authorities mentioned it had failed to repair a litany of questions of safety – together with a minimum of 14,000 circumstances of drivers handing their permits to unlicensed buddies or kinfolk. It continues to function within the metropolis pending an enchantment.
In 2017, a lady raped by an Uber driver in India filed a US lawsuit accusing the service of invading her privateness and defaming her character.
Final month, Uber launched a report saying it had tallied practically 6,000 sexual assaults in the USA – its largest market – over the previous couple of years. That included greater than 450 circumstances of rape.
In France, the agency is below strain from a viral marketing campaign detailing sexual assault involving its drivers, below the hashtag #UberCestOver (Uber it is over).