An app-based taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly harassing and molesting a female television actor on the New Year’s eve in the city, police said on Friday, January 3. Also Read - Alwar: Muslim Couple Forced to Chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’, Wife Molested; 2 Held

The actor informed the Kolkata Police about the incident by dialling 100 on Tuesday night, they said. Also Read - Shweta Tiwari’s Daughter Palak Shared a Post, Writes 'Abhinav Kohli Has Never Physically Molested Me or Touched me Inappropriately'

Based on her complaint, the police arrested the driver on Thursday, a senior officer said. Also Read - UP: Minor Girl Thrashed, Molested in Jaunpur; Case Registered

The woman alleged that the driver had cancelled 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.