University girl sexually harassed by bus staff

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Dhaka : A university girl has faced sexual harassment while traveling by a night coach on Dhaka-Thakurgaon route.

The victim’s mother has filed a complaint with Sadar Police Station in Thakurgaon in this connection.

According to the complainant, her daughter traveled to Dhaka by a night coach of ‘Hanif Paribahan’ on Saturday night.

On the way, coach supervisor Masud and driver Rois mentally and physically harassed the student.

When the bus reached Gabtoli bus terminal in Dhaka, the two staffs also threatened the girl and tried to pick her up in a CNG-run auto-rickshaw.

Meanwhile, the victim managed to inform her relatives about the situation over phone.

The relatives rushed to Gabtoli bus terminal and rescued her.

Moshiur Rahman, officer-in- charge of Sadar Police Station, said they have recorded the statement of the victim’s mother.

Necessary steps will be taken in this connection, he added.

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