An 18-year-old girl was raped on a running bus and then thrown out of the vehicle on Dhaka-Aricha highway yesterday noon, police said.
Law enforcers arrested the driver, Dipu Miah, 30, and his assistant Kashem Miah, 28. The duo has confessed to the crime during interrogation.
Kamrul Islam, assistant superintendent of Manikganj police, said the victim was a garment worker of Ashulia.
The officer quoted said the girl as saying she got on the bus at Nabinagar terminal to go to her village in Pangsha upazila of Rajbari.
After all the other passengers got down at Manikganj bus station around, the two raped her and then threw her out near Manra bridge.
Police with the help locals and Rapid Action Battalion, arrested the driver from Manikganj and his assistant from Savar. The victim filed a case with Manikganj Police Station.
The evidence of rape is very clear, the police officer said.