Police have arrested Rashid Ahmed, an associate of a bus driver, for trying to rape a college student on a moving bus in Dirai, Sunamganj.
The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) arrested him from Gobindaganj around 11:30 am on Monday (December 28).
Sunamganj Police Super Md. Mizanur Rahman confirmed this information to Risingbd.
On the night of December 26, the victim’s father filed a case against the bus driver, the bus driver’s accomplice and three other unidentified persons.
According to the case sources, the college student was coming in a Diraigami passenger bus (Sylhet J-110623) that left Sylhet on Saturday (December 26) evening. After reaching Sujanagar area of Dirai municipality, all the passengers except him got down. As there were no passengers, the bus driver and his accomplice tried to rape her at one stage to provoke her. The student jumped from the moving bus and fell on the side of the road to save his dignity. The villagers rescued him and took him to Dirai Hospital. At night, the doctor sent him to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital for better treatment.