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In January 2012, a 61-year-old taxi driver in Bedford, Mehar Dhariwal, was viciously beaten to the ground by a customer who kicked and punched him as he screamed racist abuse. Covered in blood, Mr Dhariwal was taken to a hospital but no scan was carried out and his broken ribs went undetected. A few days later he was dead.
Mehar Dhariwal told his family he had been in a car crash, the jury heard. A passenger beat a taxi driver to death in Bedford after being asked for a fare upfront, a jury has heard. Mehar Dhariwal, 61, of Kempston, was racially abused, kicked and punched to the taxi office floor by Daniel Rogers on 22 January, Luton Crown Court heard.
Richard continues his campaign to improve safety in our taxis. Published 31st October, | By admin Mehar Dhariwal, which he said had spurred him to take action. Commenting afterwards, Richard said “It is time to stop treating taxi drivers like second class citizens.