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School girl jumps off auto

A school going minor student was injured after she jumped off a running vehicle to escape sexual assault by the driver at Mokrabari here in Kokrajhar today.

Sensational prevails in Kokrjhar following the incident.

According to the victim who is a student of class seven at a girl school in Kokrajhar, she was on way to her school in a hired Auto-rickshaw when the driver tried sexual advance towards her following which she jumped off the vehicle in fear. She received injuries in her body, legs, and hands. She was later brought to a Kokrajhar RNB Hospital and given treatment.

The victim family said that she usually come to her school in Kokrajhar town but today have to hired a auto after getting late after which the incident happened.

Police have arrested the auto driver identified as Fazalu Rahamen (24), a resident of Simlabari under Bilasipara police station in Dhubri district after a FIR was; lodged by the victim's family.

Victims’ family demanded that district administration to take stern action against the accused person and punish him.

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