Cabbie denies assault charges
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.