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CUDDALORE: The Chidambaram Town Police arrested Purushothaman (40), a conductor with the State Transport Corporation, on the charge of assaulting a foreigner on Wednesday.

Spanish couple Simon Asanka Cros, a violinist, and Catalina Abal, a gynaecologist, boarded a bus proceeding to Chidambaram at Puducherry.

When Ms. Abal was about to alight from the bus at Chidambaram, the conductor nudged her to get down fast by pulling at her handbag.

He then tugged at her shirt, injuring her.

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