Taxi drivers charged with attacks on Australian Uber drivers

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| Friday, October 9, 2015 - 11:05
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Taxi drivers charged with attacks on Australian Uber drivers

Sydney: Two cab drivers in Australia's Queensland state have been charged with targeted attacks on Uber drivers who operate outside normal regulations.
 
The duo will face a Brisbane court on Friday charged with a string of offences, including assault, stealing and unlawful entry of a vehicle, Xinhua news agency reported.
 
The charges came after rising frustrations among taxi drivers that the app-based car service is operating illegally in Queensland.
 
Brisbane detectives have charged two local official cab drivers over assaults on Uber drivers in Brisbane, a police spokeswoman said on Friday.
 
The men will lose their jobs for the local taxi cab company they work for, if found guilty.
 
Police alleged a group of five men assaulted a man before grabbing his mobile phone as he sat in his vehicle in Brisbane

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