Update December 28, 2020

Dhaka 12-59 am, 28-July, 2021

Bus assistant held over rape attempt on running bus

Mirajul Moin Joy

Police in early Monday arrested an assistant of a bus in a case filed over rape attempt of a female student on the running vehicle in Sunamganj’s Dirai upazila.

Bus assistant Rashid Ahmed, 27, was nabbed from Burai Gaon village of Chhatak upazila around 1am.

Sylhet’s Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) Khalekuzzaman confirmed the matter.

The victim female student was going to Dirai from Lamakazi area on Saturday evening. All the bus passengers except she got down from the vehicle after it reached in Sujanagar area.

The victim jumped off the bus when the bus driver and his assistant tried to rape her on the running bus.

Locals took the injured victim to Dirai Upazila Health Complex and, later, she was referred to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.

The victim’s father lodged the case with Dirai Police Station on Saturday night under the Women and Child Repression Prevention Act.

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