Ushoshi Sengupta, former Miss India Universe, and actress who has acted in films such as ‘Housefull 2’, faced a harrowing time when she was allegedly harassed in Kolkata late on Monday. The actor-model, in a Facebook post, shared her horror encounter with a group of boys on the streets of Kolkata A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed and seven persons have been arrested.
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And now, speaking to Republic TV, the Uber driver named Tarakh Debnath has narrated the events of the harrowing Monday night and said, "I was turning left from Exide road, and a motorbike was trying to do the same due to which we collided. Soon after that, bikers started verbally abusing me and soon there were many others who came and asked me for money".
" After this Ushoshi Ma'am protested, and went to the police station. There were some miscreants who ran after spotting the officials, out of which two were withheld. Then we left for Ma'am house, and we had a feeling that someone was following us, but couldn't spot anyone so we continued. Soon after we reached, two bikers stopped in front of the car and were on the verge of pelting stones at me, but then they threw it twice on the car glass", Debnath added.
Blaming the improper patrolling at night by the police officials, the Uber driver said "This is the reason incidents like these happen. The police need to increase the patrolling hours so that issues like these can be overcome and put to a stop".
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The incident came to notice after Former Miss Universe Ushoshi Sengupta hit out a Facebook post that soon went viral on social media platforms. Out of the offenders, seven of them have been arrested and the matter is under investigation.
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