Gurgaon: An Uber driver was held for allegedly sexually harassing a woman passenger, police said here on Wednesday. The accused had allegedly masturbated in his car in the presence of the woman, who was a Delhi University student, they said.
The woman had taken the cab from a Sector 51 locality here to the Huda City Centre Metro station on Tuesday.
"As soon as the victim boarded the car, the accused driver, identified as Manoj Kumar, started masturbating. It was an extremely embarrassing situation for her," said Gurgaon police PRO Subhash Bokan.
The woman de-boarded the cab at the Metro station and returned home in an auto-rickshaw.
She revealed her ordeal to her father after which they approached the women police station in Sector 51 and registered an FIR.
"As soon as we received the complaint, the phone number of accused was put on surveillance. The accused, who belonged to Hisar, was arrested, police said.