Taxi driver under investigation for sexual harassment of passenger

Hithadhoo, Addu City. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Police have begun investigating a taxi driver for the sexual harassment of a female passenger in Addu City.

The police said the case was reported to the authority on Wednesday.

The case is under investigation, said a police spokesperson.

The passenger shared a video of the taxi driver on social media. According to her, the driver operates in Hithadhoo district of Addu.

She also shared screenshots of messages she received from the driver asking not to share the incident, after she revealed the driver’s identity on social media.

The police have yet to confirm whether they have arrested the taxi driver in question.