Police on Sunday arrested the accused driver, Riad Miah, and helper Ibrahim Khalil Rubel in Habiganj
An honours student in Habiganj jumped off a moving bus after the driver and helper sexually harassed and attempted to rape her.
The incident occurred in the district’s Nabiganj upazila on Saturday morning.
Police, with the help of the locals, arrested the driver, Riad Miah, 45, and helper Ibrahim Khalil Rubel, 35, on Sunday over the incident.
According to the witnesses, the student was standing in the Timirpur area of the Nabiganj-Habiganj Road on Saturday morning when a Dhaka-bound Lucky Paribahan bus stopped and picked her up as a passenger.
Seeing that there was nobody else on board except the student, the crew attempted to rape her. In a desperate attempt to save herself, the student jumped off the moving bus. Later she came home and informed her family of the horrific incident.
Conforming the matter to Dhaka Tribune, Nabiganj police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Ali said: “We have arrested the bus driver and helper over the incident.”