Driver gets good thrashing for sexual harassment
Published : Saturday, 25 May, 2019 at 10:24 AM Count : 214
Agitating mob handed over a bus driver to police after giving him a good thrashing for sexually harassing a female passenger in Agailjhara upazila of Barishal district on Friday night.
Detained bus driver Al Amin, 35, is the driver of bus of 'Golden Line Paribahan'. He hails from Raghunandapur area in Faridpur district.
The incident took place at Poysarhat Bustand around 11:30pm, said Agailjhara Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Afzal Hossain.
The OC said the woman boarded a bus of Dhaka-bound transport from her friend's home in Agailjhara at night on May 18.
Since she got on the bus, the bus driver was gesturing indecently towards her and eve-teasing, seeing her alone.
At one stage, the driver sat beside the woman and tried to touch her body.
Al Amin started grabbing holding her hands after all passengers got down at Dhaka's Gabtali Bus Stand early hours of the next day but she managed to save her anyway.
OC Afzal also said the woman, later, informed her friend about the incident over phone.
Yesterday night, brother of the woman's friend along with locals caught Al Amin at Poysarhat Bus Stand and gave him a good thrashing.