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Passenger assaults driver for not stopping bus

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A was allegedly beaten up by a passenger for not stopping the vehicle on Gokal on Monday, police said.

The driver, identified as Sudhanshu, is a resident of Harsh Vihar, they added.

The incident took place at around 12.30 pm on Monday. The bus was plying from Shahbad Dairy to When the bus reached near Gokal flyover, a woman, aged around 55 years, asked him to stop but he refused, saying he would stop the vehicle at bus stand, Atul Kumar Thakur, of Police (northeast), said.

Soon after, a person got up and asked the to stop. Later, a quarrel erupted between them following which the stopped the bus and the person kicked him on his knee and ran away, the DCP said.

There is swelling over his right knee and he was rushed to for treatment, police said.

A case has been registered and police are trying to identify the accused, Thakur said.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 22:40 IST