MUMBAI: The Colaba police on Friday arrested a 22-year-old taxi driver for allegedly molesting an Australian student in a moving car.
The complainant told police that the accused molested her on the pretext of helping her tie the seat belt when she seated next to him in the cab on January 20.
The complainant approached the police on January 26 and lodged a molestation case. She provided police the taxi number which helped cops trace the accused, Ziyaul Ansari. He was arrested. “The complainant had come India last year for studies.
She is also attached to an NGO and simultaneously studying in Mumbai. She told us the driver molested her. However, the driver denied the allegations. We are probing the case,” said an officer.
The complainant stays at a guest house in Colaba and had taken the taxi to reach the guest house when the incident took place. “We have arrested the accused and interrogation is on,” he added. More info