Delhi: US woman molested by cab driver in CR Park, FIR registered

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New Delhi, July 29: In yet another instance of sexual harassment of a woman by cab driver in New Delhi, a 20-year-old US citizen has registered a complaint in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

The girl, who is here on a tourist visa, has in her FIR has claimed she was molested by a cab driver on 24 July when she was in CR Park area of the national capital.

Delhi: US woman molested by cab driver

The Maharashtra Police has reportedly transferred the case to Delhi Police for investigation.

As per a report published in The Indian Express the police said, "The girl had come to Ahmednagar on a study tour with a group and she told one of the professors accompanying them about the incident that had taken place in Delhi. As they were in Ahmednagar they approached the police here and considering the gravity of the matter we registered her complaint at Tofkhana police station. We have video recorded her statement and have also collected from her possible evidences. She has told us that the incident took place in CR Park area in Delhi."

The girl has named the cab driver as Devraj Chauhan in her statement.

Inspector Avinash More of Tofkhana police station was quoted by the news daily as saying, "As per the statement of the complainant, she had come to Delhi on July 21 on a tourist visa and had booked a cab service online. The suspect driver Devraj Chauhan had picked her up from the Airport and was also with her when she took a tour of Delhi for the next three to four days. She told us that Chauhan molested her on the night of July 24. After she protested and tried to raise alarm, he dropped her to her hotel. The transport company and driver later apologised to her."

The girl has reportedly returned to Delhi and cops have started investigation in the case.

Earlier last month, a 40-year-old driver of cab service provider Uber was arrested in Gurgaon for allegedly molesting a woman passenger. He later got bail from a district court.

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