A passenger in China was raped and murdered by a driver of the country's largest driver, Didi Chuxing, who is currently focusing on the Australian market.
The 20-year-old woman arrived in a Didi Carpool vehicle on Friday at 13 pm (local time) and sent a message to a friend at 2 pm seeking help before losing contact, police said in Yueqing city, Wenzhou.
Police said they found the suspect, a 27-year-old The old driver named Zhong, about 4 o'clock the next day.
They said that Zhong had confessed to raping and killing the passenger, and that the body of the victim had been restored and an investigation continued.
Didi Chuxing, the World's Largest Carrier by Number of Rides In a statement he was "very saddened by the tragedy".
"We are very sorry, we have not lived up to your expectations, we can not and will not shirk our responsibilities," it said.
The company, which is estimated to be worth $ 50 billion ($ 68 billion), is aggressively expanding overseas, targeting new markets in Australia, Mexico and Brazil and standing head over heels with Uber.
In 2016, Didi acquired Uber's China business.
Didi has tightened security measures, including for his carpool service, after Didi Hitch unleashed widespread public indignation following the murder of a flight attendant in May
One day before the rape and killing of the woman, a passenger at Didi complained that the same driver repeatedly demanded that she sit in the passenger seat, Didi said.
The passenger claimed he had gone to a wife "19659018" Didi said that the customer service representative who accepted the complaint had not initiated an investigation within two hours, the company said.
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