Krishnanagar: A bus conductor was arrested on Saturday for molesting a college student at Nadia.
The incident took place at Taherpur. The girl, a student of Ranaghat College took a bus while returning from her college to her house at Badkullai. She took a Ranagha-Krishnanagar route bus. A quarrel broke out between the girl and Madan Ghosh, the conductor, over bus fare. The quarrel led to a tussle in which the conductor allegedly pulled her dress.
Initially, the girl and her classmates started screaming inside the bus. The other passengers forced the driver to stop the bus. The moment the bus stopped, the driver fled with the bus. The passengers took the student to the Taherpur Police Station and lodged a complaint with the police against the conductor. On the basis of the complaint, the police pursued the bus and caught the bus conductor. The bus conductor is owner of the bus, according to sources.