A private hire taxi driver in Northampton has appeared in court charged with raping a female passenger.
Abdul Shohid, aged 44, of Overstone Road, The Mounts, Northampton, appeared at Northampton Crown Court after he was charged with sexually assaulting two women on January 1 this year.
At a hearing at Northampton Magistrates’ Court in February he indicated a not guilty plea to these two charges.
At Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday he was told he faces a further charge of rape.
The case was adjourned until a plea and case management hearing in October. Shohid was released on bail.