Beijing (AP) – Chinese ri giant giant Didi Chuxing has kicked two leaders and will suspend one of his carpooling services nationwide starting Monday after a woman was raped and killed allegedly by a driver in East China, the company said Sunday .
The movements come as the country's largest online ridesport plan to resolve public complaints, it does not make enough to ensure the safety of the users who are there, book 30 million rides daily.
The murder of the female passenger on Friday was the last violent crime involving a Didi driver just three months after another Didi driver had killed an airplane fee.
Police in the city of Yueqing in Zhejiang Province said they arrested a Didi driver who admitted rape and killed 20 years old woman on Friday. On Saturday, Didi Chuxing apologizes and says that it has "unavoidable responsibility" for the incident.
The victim had used the carpooling service in the afternoon, and after he got into a car, she had sent a text message to her friends for help, the police said.
Didi Chuxing will stop his "Hitch" service from Monday, saying, referring to a carpooling service, one of several riding centers available on Didis platform.
The company acknowledged that it was unable to respond quickly to a possible warning sign if the driver allegedly killed the woman on Friday saying that the platform had received a complaint one day earlier from another passenger about him.
The passenger had complained that the driver repeatedly asked her to sit in front, drove them to a distant place and followed her for a while even after she left the car, Didi Chuxing said in a statement.
"Our customer service promises to respond to customers within two hours, but we failed and did not investigate this complaint on time. No matter what reasons we have, we have inevitable responsibility," said it.
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