IndiaChennai Ola driver beaten passenger to death over OTP dispute

Chennai Ola driver beaten passenger to death over OTP dispute

Apart from this, the police handed over the body to the relatives after conducting post-mortem. The police is now engaged in the investigation of the case.

A shocking case has come to light after the Ola cab driver’s one-time password (OTP) was thrashed to death by a passenger in his car in Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai .

On the complaint of the wife of the deceased, the police registered a case of murder and arrested the accused driver.

Apart from this, the police handed over the body to the relatives after conducting post-mortem. The police is now engaged in the investigation of the case.

There was a dispute about OTP

Kelambakkam police said that the deceased youth is H Umendra (34) resident of Guduvancherry and the accused cab driver is N Ravi (41) resident of Chennai.

Police said that Umendra used to work as a developer in a software company based in Coimbatore . He had come to Navalur in Chennai with wife and children to meet his acquaintance on Saturday.

On Sunday, while returning home after watching a movie in a mall, there was a dispute with the Usa cab driver over OTP.

The driver was angry after sitting in the car without giving OTP

Police said that after watching the film, Umendra’s wife Bhavya had booked an Ola cab.

When the cab arrived, he along with his wife and children had boarded the car without informing the OTP. This enraged the accused driver N Ravi and asked him to get down from the car and give the OTP first.

During this, while getting down from the car, Umendra closed the door forcefully. The driver got angry about this and started beating.

Umendra died due to continuous punching – Police

Police said that after Umendra slammed the door, the driver first threw his phone at him and then started punching his nose. Umendra’s name started bleeding because of the constant punches and he fell unconscious. Thereafter the driver fled from the spot.

Police said that Bhavya, with the help of others, took Umendra to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.

Police arrested the accused driver

Police said that after the incident, Umendra’s wife reached the police station and lodged a murder complaint against the cab driver. After that the police raided and arrested the accused.


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Similarly, after conducting post-mortem of Umendra, the body was handed over to the relatives. Police said that a case has been registered against the accused under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The police is investigating the allegations leveled by the woman.

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