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After Nirbhaya, another girl thrown out of a moving bus in Bangalore after sexual assault
India seems to be a hotbed for women molestation and rape cases with Delhi being a melting pot for rapists. When one talks about rape cases, Nirbhaya's case springs up immediately, where she was gang-raped inside a moving bus. A similar scenario took shape in Bangalore, where a a 23-year-old student from Haryana was thrown out from a moving Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) bus few days ago. This Bangalore incident may not have been a gang-rape case, but a situation, where the bus driver took advantage of the situation, as she was new to the city.
The victim, who did not know Kannada, asked the driver to drop her near Deve Gowda petrol bunk, but, the driver refused to do so and allegedly turned the bus around and verbally abused her and tried to touch her inappropriately. Such cases will only send shivers down the spine of Indian women.

HS Revanna, deputy commissioner of police (Bangalore South), said, “The accused is now in Judicial custody. And the girl has recovered now, and is with her family members. She is yet to give her statement about the incident. Meanwhile, the investigations are going on.'' AV Siddartha, 31, a driver-cum-conductor of BMTC has been arrested in the case. He has been booked for murder attempt, assault with intent to outrage a woman's modesty etc. 

But, when All India Democratic Women's Association(AIDWA) , Karnataka General Secretary, Laxmi was asked about the case, she was not satisfied with the police investigation, as she felt it was moving at a very slow pace. She said, ''There is a need for the police to take up the case on a serious note. We have also written a memorandum to the BMTC head office, state government and Home ministry demanding for an overall care of the victim by the government.''

The girl is now undergoing treatment in the ICU at the KIMS hospital for head injuries and the driver has been taken into judicial custody. Reportedly, the girl landed at Bangalore City railway station around midnight from Chandigarh and she went to Kempegowda bus station to catch a bus to her relative's house in Padmanabhanagar, south Bangalore. All the passengers barring the student got down at the last stop at Banashankari.

Laxmi further added, “Rapes have become a common issue for the government, the government should try to curb it, but unfortunately that are neglecting it. There is no intervention of the politicians in this issue, they just do short term promises, but there is no thought for a long term prevention of this issue.”

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