Conductor Arrested For Allegedly Raping Woman On Karachi-Bound Bus

Conductor Arrested For Allegedly Raping Woman On Karachi-Bound Bus
The Punjab police have arrested a bus conductor for allegedly raping a 30-year-old woman when she was travelling from Bhakkar to Karachi.

The first information report (FIR) stated that the victim, a resident of Bhakkar, was travelling to Karachi by the bus of Adil Shah Company. When the vehicle stopped at a hotel for passengers’ refreshments in Jampur and other passengers got off the bus, the conductor found the woman alone in the bus, forcibly took her to the back seat and raped her.

According to initial information, the Punjab police, on receiving a call on the emergency 15, reached the spot, recorded statements of the victim and eyewitnesses, and arrested the suspect, identified as a resident of Muzaffargarh.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took notice of the incident and directed the Punjab police to furnish a detailed report on the incident within 24 hours.

Earlier on June 30, a woman was gang-raped by two train guards when she was travelling on a Rawalpindi-bound train.

In an earlier incident, a 25-year-old woman was gang-raped by the staff members of a Karachi-bound train on the night between May 27 and May 28. Five suspects were arrested by the police in the case.