Driver, helper arrested for rape attempt on running bus
A bus driver and his assistant were arrested for trying to rape a woman on a running bus in Gior upazila of Manikganj on Friday.
The arrested driver is Nayeb Ali, 40, of Harirampur upazila of the district, and his assistant Sohag, 20, of Naldanga upazila of Natore. Both are the staff of ‘Shapno Paribahan’.
Gior Police Station officer-in-charge Arshaful Alam said the victim, returning from Jordan, came to Manikganj bus stand from Shahjalal International Airport on Friday evening. She got into a Gior bound passenger bus of ‘Shapno Paribahan’. The driver and helper of the bus attempted to rape her after other passengers of the bus got down.
When she started to scream, Nayeb and Sohag pushed her off the running bus and went towards Daultpur. Local people informed police about the incident. Members of Daulatpur police seized the bus and arrested the duo.
Soon after the incident, the woman filed a case with Gior Police Station, the OC added.