Driver, helper remanded in Manikganj rape attempt | The Daily Star
06:40 PM, June 16, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:46 PM, June 16, 2019

Driver, helper remanded in Manikganj rape attempt

A Manikganj court has placed a bus driver and his helper on three-day remand for an attempted rape of an expatriate woman.

The accused are Nayeb Ali and Shohag, the driver and the helper of one Swapno Paribahan, our local correspondent reports.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Court's Judge Rowshan Ara Begum passed the order after hearing today, Habibullah Sarker, officer-in-charge of Manikganj Court Police, said.

Police produced them before the court with a seven-day remand prayer for each in connection to the attempted rape case filed with Ghior Police Station.

According to the case statement, the woman returned from Jordan on Friday and reached Manikganj bus stand from Dhaka in the evening.

She boarded on the Swapno Paribahan bus to go to her ancestral home in Ghior upazila of the district where a rape was attempted on her.

Later, they pushed the woman out of the running bus as she was screaming.

Locals informed the police and followed the bus to Daulatpur upazila where police seized the bus and detained the driver and the helper.

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