Muzaffarnagar:  A taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly trying to molest an American tourist on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway, police said today.

The incident  took place on Sunday night when the victim was on way to Rishikesh from Delhi in a taxi, SP (city) Sharvan Kumar said.

The taxi driver stopped the car near a roadside eatery and tried to molest her. The woman managed to flee from the spot and reached Rishikesh by another vehicle.

Based on her complaint, an FIR was lodged and a case registered against taxi driver Samey Singh who has been arrested, he said.

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