A cab driver was on Friday arrested for allegedly molesting a Finnish woman in Shastri Nagar in Jaipur, police said.
The victim alleged that Ola cab driver Suryaveer Poddar touched her and tried to drag her into the car when she was making payment on the night of 3 September. She had hired the cab to return to her rented accommodation, DCP Kailash Chand Bishnoi said. The woman, who is doing internship in a company in Jaipur, on Friday lodged a complaint in this regard.
Based on her complaint, the accused was nabbed and subsequently booked under section 354 of IPC (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and its sub clauses, he said. The vehicle has also been seized, SHO Shastri Nagar police station Mahaveer Prasad said.
In a statement, Ola said, "We have suspended the services of the said driver from the Ola platform within minutes of receiving feedback from the customer this afternoon and have shared this information with her as well. We will continue to offer all support and additional information required by the customer and the authorities, to investigate this further."-With agency inputs