ON CAMERA: Minor jumps off speeding auto to save herself from molestation by driver in Aurangabad

ON CAMERA: Minor jumps off speeding auto to save herself from molestation by driver in Aurangabad

The accused driver Syed Akbar Hameed has been taken into custody.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 03:43 PM IST
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A minor girl jumps off a speeding autorickshaw in Maharashtra's Aurangabad. | Admin

Aurangabad: A video has been doing rounds on social media where a girl can be seen jumping off a speeding autorickshaw in Maharashtra's Aurangabad.

It has been stated that the auto driver tried to molest her, thus in a bid to escape the crime she jumped from the moving vehicle on a busy road.

The accused driver Syed Akbar Hameed has been taken into custody. Meanwhile, the victim girl who has sustained a head injury has been undergoing treatment at a hospital here.

The incident was captured by the CCTV cameras installed in the area. In the video its seen that several people ran to help the girl as soon she jumped off the auto. Other vehicles also halted to help the girl who was lying on the road.

Case registered in the incident

A case under the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act has been registered following the incident, at Aurangabad’s Kranti Chowk Police Station.

“The minor student was going to her home in an autorickshaw from the Usmanpura area when the driver spoke obscenely and molested the girl, after which the girl understood that something was wrong with her, then at the same time Silli Khana complex of Aurangabad Jumped out of the moving auto in which the girl got hurt on her head and has been admitted to the hospital”, India Today quoted police inspector Ganpat Darade as saying.

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