Taxi Driver Arrested For Harassing Bengali Actor Mimi Chakraborty

The taxi driver made lewd remarks while passing Chakraborty's car.

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Mimi Chakraborty.

A taxi driver has reportedly been arrested for harassing Bengali actor Mimi Chakraborty. The incident occured on Monday night in the Ballygunge phali area, Kolkata when Chakraborty, was sitting in her car. The taxi driver made lewd remarks at Chakraborty.

The actor later filed a police complaint against the taxi driver at the Gariahat police station in Kolkata.

Based on this complaint, the police has arrested the taxi driver under sections 354, 354A, 354D, 509 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

India Today reported that the incident occurred when Chakraborty was returning home from the gym. The driver passed lewd remarks while overtaking Chakraborty's vehicle in an inebriated state. The first time this happened, Chakraborty ignored it. However, when the action was repeated, the actor chased him down and confronted him.

I felt if I ignore this right now some other woman may face harassment if she takes a ride in his taxi. They won’t be safe in his taxi at night.
Mimi Chakraborty to India Today

(With inputs from India Today)

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