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Mother-daughter molested in bus

Kolkata: A mother daughter duo were allegedly molested by some youth inside a moving bus while they were returning to their Bhowanipore residence from Gariahat on Monday night.
A complaint in this regard was lodged at Tollygunge police station and one person was arrested.
Sources informed that the duo had boarded a private bus of route 3C/1, after shopping at Gariahat to return home at around 10.30 pm. When the bus came near Deshapriya Park, six to seven youth boarded the bus. They were all drunk and started quarrelling among themselves causing discomfort to the other passengers. At first the conductor asked them to behave properly. When they did not listen, he told them to get down from the bus. At this, the youth started beating him up. When the mother daughter duo tried to protest, they allegedly molested them.
The girl was even pushed as she fell inside the bus.
A passenger inside the bus called up the Tollygunge police station. The driver stopped the bus at the Rashbehari crossing and the police managed to catch one of the accused. The others, however, managed to escape.
Meanwhile, in a case of a theft bid inside an ATM at Salt Lake on August 14, the police arrested three minors. While two of them are residents of Bengal, one hails from Lautrwa police station area in Uttar Pradesh.
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