A Worcester man was charged Wednesday in Boston with raping a lady who bought into his automotive believing it was an Uber, in keeping with authorities.
Qabel Najeeb, 29, was charged with one depend of rape in Boston Municipal Courtroom. He was held on $10,000 bail, ordered to put on a GPS bracelet, and observe a ten p.m. to six a.m. curfew if he posts bail, in keeping with the Suffolk County District Legal professional’s workplace.
Prosecutors mentioned police responded round 4:47 a.m. on Saturday to Border Road in East Boston, the place a 32-year-old lady informed them she ordered an Uber when leaving a nightclub downtown a number of hours earlier. The unique rideshare she ordered canceled, and the girl informed police she bought into one other automotive that she thought was an Uber.
The motive force, who authorities mentioned was later recognized as Najeeb, drove previous Boston Widespread, pulling amongst buildings close to Storrow Drive the place he allegedly raped the girl, in keeping with the DA’s workplace. He then allegedly dropped the girl off on Border Road.
Prosecutors mentioned investigators used video surveillance and descriptions from the girl to establish the automotive and driver.
“This can be a terrifying incident involving a lady who entered a car with the total understanding that she was going to be delivered house in security and a driver who took benefit of the sufferer and the scenario,” Suffolk District Legal professional Kevin Hayden mentioned in a press release. “That is the start of the method of looking for justice, and we are going to keep beside this sufferer throughout and after this troublesome time.”
Najeeb was arrested Sunday, and he’s anticipated to return to court docket on November 15 for a possible trigger listening to.
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