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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

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Kolkata Showcases in Top 100 Global Travel Destinations

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Whiteways and Laidlaw Building in Kolkata. Wikimedia

Oct 2, 2017: Kolkata is featured in the top 100 travel destinations globally alongside other Indian cities namely, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, and Bengaluru, as indicated by Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2017.

Chennai stands out in India, other than emerging among the top 10 destinations in Asia Pacific when it comes to overnight visitor arrivals.

Travel and tourism in India is on the rise, an authority of a main travel house in the city told PTI.

Durga Puja festival in Kolkata is a major attraction for foreigners with at least two- to three-day stay, he said.

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According to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017, there are no indications of the slowdown in travel and tourism in Asia Pacific with the region dominating visitor arrivals.

This is additionally affirmed with the main 10 cities in Asia Pacific destinations tracking the most noteworthy amount of global overnight visitor spending. Bringing USD 91.16 billion in travel use in 2016, Asia Pacific outpaced Europe (USD74.74 billion USD) and North America (USD55.02 billion), MasterCard said in an announcement.

Prepared by Naina Mishra of Newsgram. Twitter @Nainamishr94

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