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An Uber cab driver has been arrested in Kolkata for allegedly masturbating while driving a 25-year-old woman passenger, a virtual repeat of an incident involving another taxi aggregator service in the national capital earlier this month.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2017 01:39 PM IST

An Uber cab driver has been arrested in Kolkata for allegedly masturbating while driving a 25-year-old woman passenger, a virtual repeat of an incident involving another taxi aggregator service in the national capital earlier this month.

In early June, Uber was in the firing line over passenger safety after a 21-year-old Delhi woman alleged she was molested by a driver in one of its cabs near Gurgaon.

Uber has been involved in a series of incidents, including the rape of a woman by a driver in Delhi last December. The incident led to an uproar across the country, forcing authorities to initiate steps to regulate app-based cab services.

Read:Uber cabbie masturbates while driving woman in Kolkata, arrested

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