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Ola to freeze recruitment of drivers for now, to review policy

Ola to freeze recruitment of drivers for now, to review policy

With Dr Shrikanth Goud finally safe and sound, the dust is yet to settle in the sensational abduction case, as Ola Cabs officials have taken a stock of the gross lapse in their hiring of drivers and claimed to be look into the case. Representatives of the cab aggregator company claimed that it was a "learning experience" for them. The company was also ready to give out the ransom money as they claimed that customer safety was paramount to them. Talking to Millennium Post, Joy Bandekar, corporate president, Ola said: "The whole process of recruiting drivers is currently under review.

We are ready to cooperate with the police for the investigation. The hiring process is currently stopped till we look into it," he said. Ola had been suggested by its local vendors to hire the main accused in the abduction case, Sushil and his brother Anuj, who had forged a series of documents. These included two Aadhaar cards, PAN cards, one cheque leaf belonging to Bank of Maharashtra, driving licence, registration certificate of Ola Cabs, Certificate of Fitness purportedly issued by the Transport department of the GNCT, Certificate of Permit in respect of Contract Carriage and a Certificate of Insurance Policy purportedly issued by Bharti Axa General Insurance. Police claimed that this was the company's "internal issue" and no case will be made against the company as it was already following "international standards". However, police have claimed that since they were concentrating on rescuing the doctor, the next phase of

Talking to Millennium Post, Joy Bandekar, corporate president, Ola said: "The whole process of recruiting drivers is currently under review. We are ready to cooperate with the police for the investigation. The hiring process is currently stopped till we look into it," he said. Ola had been suggested by its local vendors to hire the main accused in the abduction case, Sushil and his brother Anuj, who had forged a series of documents. These included two Aadhaar cards, PAN cards, one cheque leaf belonging to Bank of Maharashtra, driving licence, registration certificate of Ola Cabs, Certificate of Fitness purportedly issued by the Transport department of the GNCT, Certificate of Permit in respect of Contract Carriage and a Certificate of Insurance Policy purportedly issued by Bharti Axa General Insurance. Police claimed that this was the company's "internal issue" and no case will be made against the company as it was already following "international standards". However, police have claimed that since they were concentrating on rescuing the doctor, the next phase of

These included two Aadhaar cards, PAN cards, one cheque leaf belonging to Bank of Maharashtra, driving licence, registration certificate of Ola Cabs, Certificate of Fitness purportedly issued by the Transport department of the GNCT, Certificate of Permit in respect of Contract Carriage and a Certificate of Insurance Policy purportedly issued by Bharti Axa General Insurance. Police claimed that this was the company's "internal issue" and no case will be made against the company as it was already following "international standards". However, police have claimed that since they were concentrating on rescuing the doctor, the next phase of investigation will involve tracing the four remaining accused, namely Gaurav, Vivek and the two brothers.

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