Uber driver arrested in Kolkata for misbehaving


By NewsGram Staff Writer

Kolkata: The police arrested an Uber cab driver in the city, for allegedly misbehaving with a woman passenger on Wednesday.

Photo credit: https://twitter.com/Uber/media
Photo credit: https://twitter.com/Uber/media

The incident took place on Tuesday night in the Survey Park area.

“Following a complaint by the female passenger we have arrested the driver, identified as Mohammad Qurban. He has been booked for several offences including outraging the modesty of a woman,” said a police officer.

According to the complaint, the driver foul mouthed the 47-year-old woman after she objected to the driver taking a detour.

Earlier in July, another Uber cab driver was arrested for allegedly masturbating in the presence of a female passenger.

With inputs from IANS