Mumbai: A Kolkata-based taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly molesting actress-turned-MP Mimi Chakraborty. The taxi driver is accused of making dirty remarks on Mimi Chakraborty. The incident took place on Monday afternoon, September 14 in Baliganj, Kolkata.
According to reports, while Mimi was returning from the gym, the taxi driver made rude remarks to her. He did this again after overtaking Mimi’s car. After this Mimi went after him and grabbed him. Mimi said- ‘I was in my car when I saw the taxi driver pointing at me next to my car. At first I ignored it. He then overtook my car and then repeated his action. I felt that if I ignored his steps, other women in his car could also be the victims of this harassment. They are not safe in this cab driver’s cab.
Mimi then lodged a complaint against the taxi driver at the Garihat police station, after which he was arrested. The taxi driver’s name is Laxman Yadav. He lives in Anandpur near the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass. Laxman has been arrested under sections 345, 354A, 354D, 509 and other sections of the Indian Penal Code.