Bailed Gold Coast ride-share drive accused of raping passenger to undergo disease testing

A Southport man who’s charged with sexual assault, has been granted conditional bail provided he gets tested for diseases.

The former Gold Coast Uber driver fronted court today, charged with raping a drunk passenger while she was unconscious on July 11.

Police Prosecutor Sergeant Davina Cochrane successfully applied to have to the man tested for diseases.


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He was also required to surrender travel documents.

The man – who cannot legally be named – was reportedly released on bail due to his lack of a criminal record.

The case returns to court on August 13.

It’s understood the Australian Border Force has been notified.

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