State Police investigating alleged sexual assault by Uber driver in Boston

An early morning incident on Storrow Drive in Boston, and a subsequent investigation by Massachusetts State Police, led to the arrest of an Uber driver for a reported rape.

At about 1:15 a.m., State Police received a report that a woman had been sexually assaulted by an Uber driver on Storrow Drive near the Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Nathan Cinelli of the Boston Barracks, Troop H Detective Trooper Timothy Burns, and Sergeant Joel Balducci of the State Police Detective Unit for Suffolk County led to the arrest of the driver, DAUDAH MAYANJA, 37, of Waltham, on two counts of Rape.

State Police Crime Scene Services personnel and an MSP chemist collected potential evidence for forensic analysis. 

MAYANJA was booked at the Brighton Barracks before being transferred to the Boston Barracks and held on $25,000 bail pending his arraignment in Boston Municipal Court on Monday.

The victim in this case, an adult female, was transported to an area hospital for treatment.