Uber west Africa break its silence on driver’s involvement in Canadian kidnapping in kumasi Ghana


Uber has exposed reports of the inclusion of one of its drivers in the seizing of two female Canadians in the Ashanti Region.


The Uber driver whose name is being retained is accepted to be the person who transported the Canadians from their home and because of that he was captured by the police regarding the seizing that occurred on Tuesday, June 4 at Ahodwo, Kumasi Royal Club.


Responding to the issue, the Head of Communications for Uber West Africa, Francesca Uriri denied the charges saying the driver being referred to is anything but a suspect.


As indicated by her, the driver is simply helping the police with examinations and has not been captured as before detailed.

“The unfortunate incident that happened in Kumasi, very unfortunate, anything of that nature is unfortunate. However, the police have confirmed that the Uber driver in question is not a suspect and his number is available online so this is not a thing that I am saying, you can also do your digging and confirm. He’s not a suspect,” she confirmed.

The canadian women, 19 and 20 years of age respectively were kidnapped outside a hostel were they were volunteers for the Youth Challenge International. bundled into a vehicle at about 8:20pm just when they had stepped out of their apartment.

the Canadian Foreign Ministry says it has informed the women’s families and is working with the security agencies to rescue the victims.

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