Molesters of woman passenger who had jump off bus arrested

Kolkata, Dec 26 (IANS) The driver and conductor of a bus who tried to molest a woman passenger, forcing her to jump of the vehicle and get injured, in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district were arrested on Monday, police said.

“Bus driver Hafizul Rahman and conductor Mrinal Sarkar were arrested from Cooch Behar on Monday afternoon for allegedly trying to molest a woman passenger in their bus on Friday night. The two were on the run since the incident,” said Cooch Behar’s Superintendent of Police Anup Jaiswal.

According to police, the two accused blocked the bus door and tried to molest the woman passenger, taking advantage of an empty bus.

After managing to escape, the woman later lodged a complaint in Cooch Behar Kotwali Police Station.

“The victim is receiving treatment in Cooch Behar hospital. Her condition is stable now,” the officer added.