Crime and Accident

Cab driver arrested for assaulting woman

Cab driver arrested for assaulting woman

New Delhi: A cab driver was arrested for allegedly assaulting a lady who had protested when his car brushed past a scooter that had two women riding it in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka, the police said today.

The woman, who was driving a car, claimed that the accused’s cab had brushed past the two-wheeler on Thursday night, they said.

When the women scooter riders protested, the cab driver tried to attack them. The complainant, who was passing from there, saw the driver and asked him to back off, a police officer said.

The driver, who was allegedly in an inebriated state, ran towards the complainant and punched her before the passers by could intervened. The incident was captured in a CCTV camera, the officer said.

When the police arrived at the spot, the driver misbehave with them too and abused them. He was subsequently arrested and later granted bail, the police officer said.

—PTI