Goa: Cab driver detained for assaulting a visitor in Anjuna

Taxi driver arrested after woman from Chennai allegedly assaulted by pulling her . Police located taxi number and arrested driver after woman filed lawsuit .

PANAJI: A taxi driver from Anjuna was arrested on Saturday for reportedly assaulting a woman tourist from Chennai.The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP), Mapusa, Jivba Dalvi, reported that the tourist, a woman from Chennai, landed at Goa International Airport, Dabolim, on Friday night and boarded a shared taxi to Anjuna.Dalvi said that while the other passengers got down at Panaji, she headed to Anjuna, where she was alighting, when the taxi driver stabbed her by pulling her.On Saturday, she ran into the villa and filed a police lawsuit.

PI Prashal Dessai and PSI Sahil Warang arrested the driver within two hours of filing the complaint.Further investigations are ongoing.