Daudah Mayanja, 37, a Ugandan Uber driver working in Boston is accused of raping a woman — faces quadrupled bail and the possibility of deportation.
According to a report by Boston Globe, Mayanja was arrested Saturday on two counts of rape. The State Police received a report about 1:15 a.m (8:15 a.m EAT). that he had allegedly attacked a woman in his vehicle, State Police said.
Now, Mayanja is being held by State Police awaiting arraignment Monday in Boston Municipal Court, Dave Procopio; Massachusetts State Police spokesman said in a statement.
Uber has since revoked Mayanja’s access to its app after the allegations became public. However, the ride-hailing company hasn’t responded to inquiry from media.