Friday, April 20th, 2018
Advertisements
Advertisements

License suspended for cabbie accused of harassing lawmaker

Published on June 11, 2017 by   ·   No Comments


Sunday June 11, 2017


State Rep. Ilhan Omar


ST. PAUL, Minn. — A judge has temporarily suspended the license of a Washington, D.C., cab driver accused of harassing a Muslim legislator from Minnesota.

State Rep. Ilhan Omar says she was in a taxi with her sister last December when the driver threatened to remove her headscarf and used offensive language toward them. A District of Columbia judge recently fined the driver $1,000, suspended his license for 45 days and ordered him to take cultural sensitivity classes.

The administrative ruling says the cab driver denied using offensive language and threatening Omar and said she was insulting to him. The driver has 30 days to file a petition for review.

Omar is the nation’s first Somali-American legislator. She immigrated to the U.S. after spending part of her childhood in a Kenyan refugee camp.

Wixii Faahfaahin Dheeraad Ah Nagala Soo Xiriir

hiranweyn@gmail.com

makaran@hiiraanweyn.net

radiohiranweyn@gmail.com

Readers Comments (0)




TOOS U DHAGEYSO RADIO HIRANWEYN

Hiran Media Center

latest News

Maamulka Gobolka Banaadir Oo Qorsheynaa In Uu Canshuur Ka qaado Xaafada Muqdisho

April, 20, 2018
Maamulka Gobolka Banaadir ayaa wada dadaaladii ugu danbeysay ee loogu jiro sidii loo bilaabi lahaa Canshuur uruurin ku ...

Madaxweynaha Koofur Afrika oo soo gaabiyay safar uu dalka uga maqnaa

April, 20, 2018
Madaxweynaha dalka Koonfur Afrika, Cyril Ramaphosa ayaa dib ogu laabtay dalkiisa, soona gabagabeeyay safar uu ku joogay magaalada ...