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Ola Driver Gets Fired From His Job For Refusing A Passenger To Drop In A Muslim Area

| Published on June 19, 2018

Something is surely not right in our country as still we are fighting and judging people based on their religion. The world has made it possible to reach Mars but there are some basic problems which are a part of our society. Cabs have become a popular mode of transport and passengers sometimes have to hear weird reasons from drivers for not going for the ride. A recent incident in Delhi has led a driver to lose his job because he refused to drop a passenger because his destination was a Muslim area.

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The passenger named Asad Ashraf who works as a journalist booked an Ola cab from B.K Dutt Colony in Delhi to get to Jamia. The driver dropped him in the midway and gave the reason that Jamia is a ‘Muslim colony’.
Asad being a journalist was quick to contact Ola over this and shared everything on Twitter. “Olacabs your driver would have killed me for being a Muslim today. Where are your ethics? Delhi Police”, he wrote and added screenshots.

In the below images one can read how the driver threatened him to get down. The driver harassed him by saying that Jamia Nagar “was not a place to go” as it was a “Muslim colony.” Asad was even blocked from Ola and gave 2 stars rating to the app.

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Ola replied “This is definitely not acceptable. We see that our Safety team spoke to your regarding this and have addressed your issue.”

Asad replied by showing his worries about the whole thing.

Ola apologised once again


Users on Twitter starting expressing their anger on this.

After investigating completely, Ola decided to make the driver feel his mistake and fired him from the job.

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