The police said on Friday, an app-based taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly harassing and molesting a television actress on the New Year’s eve in the city.
The actress informed the Kolkata police about the incident by dialing 100 on Tuesday night, they said. Based on her complaint, the police arrested the driver on Thursday, a senior officer said.
The woman alleged that the driver had canceled the trip moments after she got into the taxi at Ultadanga area in the city, he said.
She also alleged that the driver was drunk and tried to speed the vehicle without paying heed to her pleas to stop, the officer said.
“We have arrested the driver and are investigating the case,” he added.