Cabbie In Court Over Rape Charges

A taxi driver has appeared in court today, charged in connection with a series of rapes and sexual assaults on women in black taxi cabs in London.

John Worboys, 50, a licensed cab driver from Sovereign Crescent in Rotherhithe, southeast London, was arrested last week, by police investigating a series of attacks on women picked up by a taxi in central London.

Mr Worboys was been charged with rape, sexual assault and administering a substance with intent.

He appeared before Sutton Magistrates' Court in south London on Tuesday and the case was adjourned for a preliminary hearing at Kingston Crown Court on April 15.


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