Indian taxi rape victim sues Uber in US

The Indian woman who says she was raped by an Uber driver in Delhi, is suing the San Francisco based online firm in a US federal court in California, claiming the taxi service failed to provide basic safety procedures while running its service in India. In her lawsuit the woman whose identity has not been revealed also calls for Uber to overhaul its safety practices and seeks unspecified damages in the case. Earlier the woman was reported to have enlisted the services of Douglas Wigdor the lawyer in the Dominique Strauss Kahn sexual assault case.