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Danish prosecutor arraigns Uber over driver infringement

Ride-hailing bunch Uber Technologies’ [UBER.UL] European business has been arraigned in Denmark on charges of helping two drivers in disregarding taxi laws, the Copenhagen police’s head of open indictments said on Friday.

Danish prosecutor arraigns Uber over driver infringement
Danish prosecutor arraigns Uber over driver infringement

The arraignment of Uber BV is an experiment looking for legal appraisal of conceivable complicity by the organization in unlawful acts by its drivers, Copenhagen police’s top prosecutor Vibeke Thorkil-Jensen’s said in a news discharge.

A Uber driver in Denmark was indicted month for damaging taxi laws and fined 6,000 Danish crowns ($855), the most recent hit to the ride-hailing administration that has mixed challenge and legitimate activity around the world. A moment driver was sentenced in absentia subsequent to neglecting to show up in court.

Uber has keep running into lawful obstacles in various nations and some of its drivers, who are not secured by strict authorizing and wellbeing rules, have been sentenced working unlawful taxi administrations.

This is the first run through Uber itself has been prosecuted in Denmark.

“We respect the chance to illuminate our legitimate position to the prosecutor,” a Uber representative told Reuters, including that the organization is supported by late signs that the Danish government plans to “modernize” controls.

The Copenhagen prosecutor will at first try to fine Uber 30,000 Danish crowns, Thorkil-Jensen said. On the off chance that the court rules against Uber, the prosecutor said that different fines could be looked for any future infringement by Uber drivers.

A date has yet to be set for the case to be heard in Copenhagen’s city court, the prosecutor said.Uber that said its ride-hailing application will keep on being accessible in Denmark while the procedure is continuous.

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