Auto rickshaw driver opened his pant zip to harass a female passenger
Recently, a shocking incident occurred in Valsad as an autorickshaw driver was arrested for allegedly molesting a woman inside his rickshaw. As per the reports, the incident happened after an argument over a minor issue between them which escalated leading the accused to behave in an in inappropriate manner towards the passenger.
The woman even recorded a video showing the accused opening his pant zip in front of her and asking her indecent questions while using vulgar language. However, the video went viral, prompting the police to take swift action and arrest the accused driver, identified as Arif Syed.
He was later forced to apologize to the woman. This case is just one of many where women on public transport face such harassment, emphasizing the need for stricter laws and harsher punishment against such offenders.
It’s essential to protect and ensure the safety of women in public transport spaces. The authorities must take appropriate actions to curb such incidents.
Similar other helpless incidents with woman
In a similar incident, teacher suspended in Assam for his alleged involvement in the sexual exploitation/molestation of a student at the school. Binod Kumar Goswami, an assistant teacher at Padum Kuwari Collegiate High School in Rangia, was suspended by the Inspector of Schools, Kamrup, on October 15.
Sources stated regarding teacher suspended in Assam, a police complaint had been lodged at Rangia Police Station under various sections of the IPC and the POCSO Act against the accused, an assistant teacher employed by a government school.
The instructor was given a show cause notice by Kamrup Inspector of Schools Apurba Thakuria on October 14. “However, he did not reply to the show cause notice until the issue of the suspension order,” the official continued.
It is mentioned that the Assam Services (Discipline & Appeal) Rule, 1964 has been applied with immediate effect by the Inspector of Schools in Kamrup to suspend the stated teacher’s employment due to the current situation and pending the start of administrative proceedings.
Binod Kumar Goswami was permitted to receive subsistence during the suspension time in accordance with the permissible regulations and that he would not be permitted to leave the headquarters without the prior consent of the appropriate authorities, the suspension order further said.
Further, a helpless woman was raped by a group of nine men who had promised her a job. The main accused in the case, Altaf, a cab driver, lured the victim along with his eight associates, but instead, subjected her to a brutal assault.
After the assault, the accused allegedly took the woman to an undisclosed location, where they drugged her and nine men raped her throughout the night. The traumatized victim was later left on the road, and the nine-member gang fled. The incident has sparked widespread outrage and protests across Assam, with people demanding swift action against the culprits.
Police have arrested five people in connection with the gang rape case, including Abdul Hamid, Imran Hussain, Abdul Jalil, Afazuddin, and Saidul Rahman. However, the main accused, Altaf, remains at large, and a manhunt has been launched to apprehend him. The victim, who hails from Dhemaji, had come to Tapabari char in search of a job, and the accused had promised her employment at a nearby construction site.
The police acted promptly on receiving the complaint and launched a manhunt to nab the culprits. The arrested accused has been remanded in police custody for further investigation.