Commuters file a class action lawsuit against e-hailing service Uber

Uber commuters are planning a class action lawsuit against the company.

Riders who claim to have been robbed, raped and attacked while using the e-hailing service are behind the suit.

READ: Couple attacked in Uber trip

A lawyer representing the Uber victims, Ulrich Roux says his clients have all gone through terrible ordeals.

Tracy Stockhall was also attacked by people who entered the vehicle from the boot and she managed to jump out of the vehicle and escape. She sustained severe injuries and is convinced that had she not taken that action, she would have also been raped.

Ulrich Roux, Lawyer representing Uber victims

Another couple was also attacked by two men emerging from the boot of their Uber and at the time the male was stabbed and raped the female countless times and taken to a place in Tembisa and only escaped the next morning.

Ulrich Roux, Lawyer representing Uber victims

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