Updated: April 30, 2015 10:25:30 am
In a shocking incident late Wednesday, a teenage girl died after she and her mother jumped off a running bus after being allegedly molested by a helper of the bus.
According to the information, a 38-year-old woman was travelling with her 16-year old daughter on a bus (registration number PB 10C 1813) belonging to Orbit bus company. The bus, with reportedly very few passengers, was on way to Abohar from Moga.
The woman, who was picked up from a road near village Gill with serious injuries and taken to Civil Hospital, Baghapurana, where her condition is stated to be serious. Her daughter was declared dead on arrival.
SHO, Baghapurana police station, Avtar Singh said, “The woman was travelling with her daughter in Orbit bus. The woman is injured while her daughter is dead. We are yet to identify the helper whom she has accused of molestation. The bus driver absconded from the spot along with the conductor and helper.”
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H S Pannu, SP (D), Moga police, said, “We are in the hospital to record the statement of the woman and an FIR will be registered after verifying the facts. The woman has alleged molestation but we are still to verify the claims.” The Orbit bus network in the state is being run by Orbit Aviation Private Limited Transport Company with Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal as one of the co-owners.
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