A conductor of a KSRTC bus in Bengaluru pushed a 16-year-old girl out of the bus allegedly for not having the correct bus pass.
The victim, identified as Bhoomika, is a student at Jyothi Kendriya Vidyalaya in Bengaluru’s Yelachenahalli. She had boarded the bus which was headed towards Kanakapura at around 3 pm in the evening on November 11. After the bus started moving, the conductor approached her. When she told him that she had a student pass, the conductor asked her to get a ticket. The conductor stated that such passes were not accepted on the bus. Bhoomika then requested the conductor to be let off at the next stop, however, he refused and wanted her to deboard the bus at once, according to police.
When she didn’t get down right away, he allegedly pushed her out of the running bus. Bhoomika fell flat on her face and sustained severe injuries to her face, forehead and left knee. She reportedly also suffered broken teeth as a result of the impact.