Haveri (Karnataka): A driver on Saturday allegedly molested a woman passenger in a moving private sleeper bus. Shakeel, the accused, has been taken into custody on a complaint filed by the woman.
The woman said in her complaint that Shakeel molested her when the Belgaum-bound bus from Bangalore was passing through Bankapura around 3:30 am with the co-driver at the wheels, Haveri SP Chetan Singh Rathore said on Saturday.
As the woman raised an alarm, another passenger made his way to the co-driver and asked him to drive the bus to Bankapura police station, Rathore said. The woman in her complaint alleged that Shakeel molested her while she was asleep, he said, adding investigation was on.
The woman said Shakeel molested her when the bus was passing through Bankapura with the co-driver at the wheels.