Actress turned TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty on Monday gets a local taxi driver arrested for harassing her and passing lewd comments on her.
The incident took place near the Ballygunge Phari area when Mimi was returning home from her gymnasium. The taxi driver brush past her car and passed remarks on her while she drove. At first, Mimi ignored the matter, later when the taxi driver repeated the same thing for the second time, she didn’t hold back.She chased the driver, got hold of him and confronted him.
“I was in my car when I noticed one taxi next to my car and the driver was making gestures at me. First, I ignored it. Then he overtook my car and again did the same. 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,” the actress said in an audio statement.
Mimi then filed an FIR in the Gariahat Police Station and got him arrested.The accused have been identified as 32-year-old resident of Anandapur Laxman Yadav.He has been booked under several sections of IPC.
Inputs: India Today