At about 18:30 on December 10, police in Huangmei County, Hubei Province, received a call saying that a driver had pushed an injured woman out of a car and hurriedly drove away from the scene. After investigation, it was found that ,the 35 year old driver, from Anhui Province had raped the female passenger ,30 years-old, as he drove her home from work. He then took her to a hospital in Huangmei County and pushed her out of the car at the gate before escaping.
It is suspected that the driver committed suicide by jumping into a river during his escape. The case is under further investigation.
Didi issued a responds stating that the suspect is not a registered driver on the Didi platform. According to the notice, every Didi driver has undergone strict criminal record screening, and can take orders only after completing a facial recognition.
At the same time, Didi calls on passengers and drivers to increase their safety awareness when going out, refuse offline car appointments and private transactions, remember to add emergency contacts, and share real-time location and itinerary information with relatives and friends through the ” trip sharing “function.