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The Uber cab driver, the suspect in the attempted rape of the journalist Anna brain, has denied the charges. About it “lente.ru” has informed a source in Department of the MIA of Russia in Moscow.
“The driver says he never touched her, and she was drunk,” he quoted the suspect, a law enforcement officer.
Check the materials on this fact transferred to the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) for further action. According to the source, the girl still did not come in the TFR, because looking for a lawyer.
The brain said “the Tape.ru” that the lawyer has already been found. According to her, she also passed a medical examination, which revealed no alcohol in her blood, and took a beating, the driver who struck her while trying to confront him.
Previously, she reported that the evening of 25 June the driver of Uber, whom she called to get to the house of the guests deviated from the route, blocked the doors and stopped in a deserted place in the area of metro station “Shabolovskaya”, where he tried to rape her. “I was lucky managed to find a healthy hand (for the second I have injured and is in a sling) button unlock the doors, a bullet I ran out of the car, ran to the first available girl on the street and asked for help”, — she wrote on his page in Facebook. Further, according to her, she began to pressure the police with a demand to withdraw the statement and to blame her for the fact that maybe she wanted to have sex and slandered taxi driver “out of malice”.
Manager of public relations Uber Svetlana Voronina told the radio station “Moscow speaking” that the company is cooperating with law enforcement. “The driver is blocked, at least until the end of the proceedings,” he assured her.
According to the annual world Bank report Women, Business and the Law, the Russians were the most unprotected from violence in the world: Russia had zero points in the field of protection of women’s rights.
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