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Transportation authorities in New Delhi, India, have banned Uber from its city after a driver alleged raped his female passenger. The driver was working for Uber even though he was arrested three years ago following another alleged sexual assault.

In a statement, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said that what happened in Delhi was “horrific,” and that his company “will work with the government to establish clear background checks currently absent in their commercial transportation licensing programs.” The news comes as Uber faces ongoing scrutiny over its background check process, in addition to other questionable practices. Reuters has all the details here.

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