Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 16 (ANI): An Uber cab driver has been arrested for allegedly harassing a woman passenger in Punjab’s Chandigarh city.Also Read - Uber to Shut Services in Belgium on Nov 26 After Court Ruling

The incident came to light on Friday when the victim registered a complaint against the accused, identified as Jasmer Singh, a resident of Mohali district. Also Read - PPSC Recruitment 2021: Apply For 353 Veterinary Officers Posts at | Here's How to Apply

The victim’s family alleged that the accused driver was sending inappropriate messages to the victim on WhatsApp, posing as a girl. Also Read - Punjab: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Accepts Auto Driver Dilip Tiwari's Dinner Invite, Netizens Laud Gesture

Initially, the victim was unaware of the fact that the person sending her messages was a man, and therefore, engaged in conversations with the accused.

However, the victim soon got suspicious and asked the accused to meet her. Using this as an opportunity, the victim and her family nabbed the accused and registered a complaint.

“We have registered a complaint; we will take appropriate action against the driver after a thorough investigation,” said Baldev Kumar, Police Inspector, Maloya Police Station.

A case has been registered in this matter.The investigation is underway. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.