Tourist Dragged by Taxi Over R$4: Daily

By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A taxi driver who dragged a passenger to avoid giving R$4 in change will be facing charges for assault. Rosemberg Amaro da Silva allegedly denied his clients change and then tried to drive off, dragging a Colombian tourist who had just arrived in Rio with him as he drove away.

Da Silva's service was not a pleasant affair from the very beginning as it started with a heated argument about pricing. He picked up Sandra Catalina Roncances, her parents and her sister at the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?