A man died yesterday while jumping off a running bus in Chattogram, following accusations of harassing a female passenger.
The deceased was identified as Ismail Hossain (25) from Satkania.
Ismail was on the Patiya-bound bus near Shah Amanat Bridge area in the port city, when a female passenger started shouting, claiming that Ismail harassed her, said Nezam Uddin, officer-in-charge of Bakalia Police Station.
When other passengers started coming after him, Ismail jumped out of the running bus, fell under the wheels and died on the spot, said the OC.
Police detained the helper of the bus for quizzing, the OC added.