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Sydney Uber driver sentenced to 9 yrs in jail for raping passenger in 2015

Naveed claimed he had consensual sex with the woman

AP/PTI  |  Sydney 

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An driver has been sentenced to nine years in prison for raping a drunken woman who fell asleep in the back of his car in

New South Wales state District Court Judge Deborah Payne on Tuesday ordered Muhammad Naveed serve at least six years and four months in prison before being considered for

The 41-year-old had pleaded not guilty to raping the 22- year-old woman in October 2015. He argued she consented.

He picked the woman up from Sydney's Kings Cross nightclub precinct and raped her in a side street.

First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 10:50 IST