Woman complains of rape by bus driver, conductor

Koderma (Jharkhand): A 32-year-old woman has complained to police that the driver and conductor of a bus raped her near a highway in Koderman district, following which the conductor was arrested, police said today.

The woman, who was travelling in the bus from Rajouli, got down along with nine other passengers near Maharana Pratap Chowk in Koderma last night, said Superintendent of Police, Kranti Kumar.

She had a chat with the bus driver and the conductor who accompanied her to the highway. The woman later lodged a complaint with the police accusing the driver and conductor of raping her, he said.

“We have sent the victim for medical check-up and arrested the conductor from Nawada in Bihar, the SP said, adding hunt is on to apprehend the driver, who is also from Bihar.