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Ex-Uber driver convicted of sexually assaulting a passenger

Vancouver police say a 69-year old man, a former Uber driver has been convicted for sexual assault.

The conviction comes following an investigation that began in 2021, after a then 21-year old woman came forward to report she was sexually assaulted as a passenger in a Uber.

Vancouver – A former Uber driver has been convicted and sentenced for sexual assault following a Vancouver Police investigation that began in 2021, after a then-21-year-old woman came forward to police.

“Mohammed Abu Sayed, 69, was given a six-month conditional sentence that includes two months house arrest, followed by 18 months of probation.” the Vancouver police said in a statement.

During his sentence “he is banned from operating any ride-share vehicle, taxi, limousine or any other mode of transportation for remuneration. He is also banned from liquor stores, bars, pubs, nightclubs, beer gardens, and any other place where minors are prohibited by liquor license.”

Abu Sayed was convicted in October and sentenced on January 11 for sexually assaulting a female passenger during a trip from Vancouver to Coquitlam. The offence occurred in August 2021.

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Jordan
Jordan
Jordan is a casual reporter for BC Rise
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