A yoga teacher has been arrested here for allegedly molesting an American tourist during a yoga session in the town, police said on Friday.

Manoj Badhani was arrested on Thursday on the basis of an FIR lodged by the woman, accusing him of molesting her during a yoga training session at a tourist home in Lakshman Jhula area on July 4, police said.

The accused who worked as a yoga trainer at the tourist home has been sent to jail, they said.

The woman is in India on a tourist visa.