Pune youth stabbed to death in moving bus over molestation complaint

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New Delhi, June 13: An 18-year-old youth was stabbed to death in a moving bus near Dawadi village in Khed, allegedly by a man against whom he had filed a complaint for molesting his sister, the Police said on Wednesday. 

According to news agency PTI, the incident took place on Tuesday morning and the accused has been arrested, police said.

The accused had allegedly shared photos and personal information of the deceased’s sister on social media, a senior police officer with the local crime branch stated.

“The family of a girl had recently registered a case of molestation against the suspect, who is their relative, for allegedly posting her pictures along with some obscene content on a social networking site,” the officer said.

“On Tuesday morning, the deceased boarded the bus at Dawadi bus stand. The suspect was already inside the bus. As the vehicle started moving, the suspect came from behind and started attacking the deceased with a sharp weapon”, he added.

“The sudden act left fellow passengers shocked, who started screaming, which prompted the driver to stop the bus,” the 0fficer said.

As per the report, as soon as the bus stopped, the suspect escaped but was later arrested.


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