Karimganj : A truck driver was arrested on charges of molestation and attempted rape on woman passenger in Assam’s Karimganj district.
The victim woman, who hails from Chagolmua village under the Baagrichhara Police station, was travelling from Pecharthal of Tripura to Patharkandi.
The woman was travelling alone at the time and because of unable to find any conveyance as she was getting late, she at last asked for a lift from a truck driver. Just as the truck crossed Churaibari area, the driver parked his truck and got off.
Suman Das, another driver in the truck, allegedly molested and attempted rape on the woman.
The woman somehow managed to fight back her perpetrators and escaped from the clutches of the rogues.
“I somehow managed to escape and immediately called up my relatives who live in Patharkandi to rescue me,” said the woman while talking to the media.
Based on an FIR lodged by the victim in the Bajarichara Police station, Patharkandi Police arrested the accused driver and also took the truck into custody. The victim woman along the accused was presented before the court on February 21st, 2019.