A Ghanaian professor based in the United States of America has been accused by two female for attempting to kidnapp them.
Richard Lomotey, the accused is an assistant professor at the Pennsylvania State University’s Beaver campus and an Uber driver.
According to the Pittsburgh Police, the two plaintiffs said, they requested for an Uber and when they sat in the car, the driver complimented their looks and “did not follow the GPS directions to the requested address.”
The driver eventually pulled over and told them “You’re not going anywhere” when they got to a park.
The driver then attempted to lock the door but one of the ladies managed to open a door and escaped through the back seat and the other lady followed.
The Police said they identified the driver, Richard Lomotey via the Uber app. They have subsequently arrested him and he’s set to appear before the court of law on May 23.
Even before Richard Lomotey will be found guilty by court, Uber has removed the Driver’s access to their app and Pennsylvania State University’s Beaver campus has blocked has banned him for entering the school.
Richard Lomotey now faces two counts each of kidnapping, false imprisonment and harassment.