Uber case: Argument on quantum of sentence on November 3

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A court here on Friday fixed November 3 for hearing arguments on the quantum of sentence to be awarded to Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav who has been held guilty in a rape case.

Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja deferred arguments on the quantum of sentence against Yadav after it was apprised by Tihar Jail officials that he could not be brought before court as security forces are busy with preparations for the India-Africa Summit here opening on October 26.

Yadav was convicted on Tuesday on charges of rape, causing grievous bodily harm and endangering the life of the woman, and other charges dealing with kidnapping, criminal intimidation and voluntarily causing hurt.

Police said the woman executive was raped by Yadav on the night of December 5, 2014, in the cab she hired to head back home in north Delhi’s Inderlok area. Yadav drove the woman to an isolated place and raped her.

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