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Bus Driver, Conductor Bites Ear & Finger Of Passenger

In a shocking incident aboard a Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus, a dispute over seating arrangements escalated into a violent altercation, leaving a passenger, Kuldeep Kumar from Sidhauli, Sitapur, severely injured. The altercation occurred on Thursday, involving the bus driver, conductor, and their aides, who allegedly attacked Kumar, biting off a portion of his left hand’s little finger and part of his ear. Additionally, Kumar claimed to have lost his gold chain and Rs 19,600 in cash during the ordeal.

According to Kumar’s account, the confrontation began when the conductor instructed him to vacate his seat and move to another. When Kumar questioned the directive, tensions escalated, leading to a verbal exchange. This quickly spiraled into physical violence, with the driver and aides allegedly assaulting Kumar. The altercation reached a horrifying climax when one of the assailants bit off a portion of Kumar’s ear and his little finger.

The incident, which took place on bus number UT9813 en route to Biswan in Sitapur from Kaiserbagh bus station, highlights the alarming vulnerability of passengers on public transportation. Kumar’s allegations of assault and robbery underscore the need for increased security measures and accountability within the public transport system.

Authorities have been urged to launch a thorough investigation into the incident and apprehend the perpetrators responsible for the brutal attack on Kumar. Additionally, measures should be taken to ensure the safety of passengers and prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.

Kumar’s harrowing experience serves as a stark reminder of the importance of addressing issues related to passenger safety and conduct within the public transport sector. The incident has sparked outrage among commuters and citizens, who are calling for swift action to be taken against those responsible for the heinous assault.

In response to the incident, officials from the Uttar Pradesh Roadways are expected to issue a statement condemning the violence and assuring the public of their commitment to ensuring the safety and security of passengers. Meanwhile, Kumar continues to recover from his injuries, while seeking justice for the traumatic ordeal he endured aboard the UP Roadways bus.

Managing to escape the scene and preserve his life, Kuldeep Kumar fled the altercation. SHO Dinesh Mishra of Wazirganj reported that both the driver, Sharan Mishra, and conductor, Mohammed Riyaz, have been apprehended in connection with the incident. Taking immediate action, UPSRTC has acknowledged the severity of the situation and issued a notice to the implicated duo.

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