A "predatory" private hire driver from Brent has been jailed for two years over a series of sexual assaults on lone women in his car.
Hire Mire, 51, was convicted of three counts of sexual assault by touching at Wood Green Crown Court. The assaults took place in Hackney, Buckinhamshire and Surrey in September 2017.
In a previous trial in April this year the man – who lives in The Mall, Kingsbury – was convicted of public order offences in after making two separate women feel vulnerable and intimidated in his cab.
Siwan Hayward, TfL’s policing chief, said: "I commend the passengers for coming forward and reporting the series of predatory incidents, and working with the Police to secure this conviction.
"We take all allegations against licensed taxi and private hire drivers extremely seriously."
Mire has also been placed on the sexual offenders register for 10 years and banned from being a private hire or taxi driver.
Source : Kilburn Times
TAXI LEAKS EXTRA BIT :
Wonder which private hire operator allows its drivers to work outside its London licensing area ?
Surely prevention is better than detection Siwan....we did try to warn you....with Helen Chapman sweeping 13,000 fake criminal record DBS certificates under the carpet, there was bound to be an increase in private hire sexual assaults (and rape) cases.
But you didn't listen Siwan, instead TfL have done all they can to cover up and protect these sexual predators.