Cabbie de­nies as­sault charges

Warwick Daily News - - NEWS -

A SYDNEY taxi driver will fight ac­cu­sa­tions he in­de­cently as­saulted a fe­male pas­sen­ger dur­ing a latenight jour­ney last month. Mian Amer Me­hboob (left), 45, was charged with as­sault­ing and in­de­cently as­sault­ing a 25-year-old woman who got into his taxi late on De­cem­ber 16. Po­lice said the woman left a li­censed premises in the Sydney CBD about 11.45pm and took Me­hboob’s taxi to Le­ich­hardt. It’s al­leged the taxi driver in­de­cently as­saulted her a num­ber of times dur­ing the trip and, once in Le­ich­hardt, tried to stop her leav­ing the cab.

PHOTO: AAP

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