A Female Grab Driver In KL Was Sexually Harassed By A Passenger Who Booked A Ride With Her

The male passenger had started to touch his private part while looking at her.

Cover image via Zafigo

A female Grab driver has lodged a police report claiming she was sexually harassed by a male passenger she picked up last week

Yesterday, 4 January, NST Online reported that the incident took place after 6.30pm last Thursday after the female Grab driver accepted a ride request from a foreigner.

The passenger had started to touch his private part

According to the female Grab driver, who is not being named to protect her privacy, the passenger had booked the ride to Taman Subang Damai in Shah Alam.

"However, along the way, the victim noticed the man started to touch his private part.

"The suspect looked at the victim who was driving and continued to touch his private part," the NST Online report quoted Dang Wangi district police chief Assistant Commissioner Shaharuddin Abdullah as saying.

Image via NSTP

When they were passing the Sprint Highway near Damansara, she began to smell something weird coming from the back seat

While she chided the man for his actions, he wouldn't stop.

The female grab driver then stopping her car at the toll plaza where she asked the suspect to get out. However, the passenger refused to get down from the Grab car.

Left with no choice, she asked for help from a toll booth operator following which she lodged a police report about the incident.

ACP Shaharuddin said that an investigation was ongoing

"The case is being investigated under Section 509 and Section 14 of the Minor Offences Act 1955," ACP Shaharuddin was quoted as saying by NST Online yesterday.

Last year, a part-time female Grab driver narrowly escaped from being robbed and possibly harmed by three foreign passengers:

Other recent stories on SAYS:

You may be interested in: