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Cab driver held for making obscene gestures in front woman advocate

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 38-year-old cab driver was arrested for allegedly making obscene gestures in front of a woman advocate here on Friday, police said.

The accused has been identified as Satish Sharma, a resident of Nilothi, they said.

According to the police, the lawyer had boarded the cab from Gurgaon for Delhi High Court, when the driver made obscene gestures, following which she called the police and lodged a written complaint.

Later, a case under sections 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of IPC was registered at Tilak Marg police station. The accused was also arrested, police added.

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First Published: Fri, February 14 2020. 16:04 IST