Angul: Conductor of an Angul-Bhubaneswar bound bus was thrashed black and blue by the passengers for allegedly molesting a girl inside the vehicle. However, no complaint has been lodged with police in this regard.
According to sources, the incident occurred when the victim, a student of Telisinga village in the district was travelling to Bhubaneswar in a private bus. The girl informed her co-passengers about it, following which a few passengers manhandled the accused conductor.
Later, the girl narrated the ordeal to her parents over telephone after reaching Bhubaneswar. The girl’s family members along with locals intercepted the bus near NTPC Chhak while it was on its way back to Kaniha in Angul district and started beating him mercilessly.
The irate mob released the conductor after he confessed and apologized for his misconduct.