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Sherpur college girl sexually harassed in autorickshaw

A college (nursing institute) girl was sexually harassed in a running autorickshaw in Kararpar area of Jhinaigati in Sherpur on Sunday.

Officer-in-Charge of Jhinaigati Police Station Md Fayezur Rahman said the victim was going shopping in a shared ride on a motorised autorickshaw in the morning.

A fellow passenger, identified as Hanif Mia in the case filed with police, started sexually assaulting the girl as they reached Kararpar area.

The driver didn’t stop the vehicle despite the victim’s screaming protestations. At one stage, she was forced to jump off the running vehicle to escape her ordeal, and was injured in the process, according to the OC.

Locals rushed to the spot where she was lying injured, and eventually managed to reunite her with family members. The autorickshaw managed to flee.

Victim’s family members filed a case over the matter, the OC said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh