Uber driver arrested for allegedly raping woman in Massachusetts

An Uber driver has been arrested and charged with two counts of rape stemming from an alleged sexual assault that occurred in Boston, according to Massachusetts State Police.

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Law enforcement received the report of the incident Saturday morning, and an investigation by authorities led to the arrest of the driver, Daudah Mayanja.

Police said the  victim of the alleged assault is a woman and she was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

State Police Crime Scene Services personnel and a chemist for Massachusetts State Police collected the potential evidence for forensic analysis, and Massachusetts State Police are investigating the matter.

An Uber spokesperson released a statement, calling the incident "horrible" and saying they'll help authorities as they investigate the incident.

"What's been reported is horrible and something no one should ever go through," Uber's statement read. "We stand ready to support law enforcement with their investigation."

Mayanja is being held on $25,000 bail and is set to be arraigned at Boston Municipal Court on Monday.

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