Jamshedpur : In fresh incidents of growing crimes against women in the region, a 19-year-old girl had a narrow escape from being raped in the running Hatia-Tata Passenger between Purulia and Chandil.
The girl who was a second year student at the Gamharia-based Government Polytechnic faced a rape attempt by 20-year-old youth as she was getting out of the toilet on that train.
Sources informed that the victim who is a resident of Ranchi had boarded the Hatia-Tata passenger train at Ranchi on Thursday. She was supposed to get down at Kandra station so as to reach her institute at Gamharia.
During her journey she went to the toilet, a youth forcibly entered into the toilet by pushing the toilet door.
The accused, identified as Akash Munda had almost overpowered the victim inside the toilet, however the victim screamed for help. Hearing her noise several passengers rushed to the spot and nabbed the accused from the toilet. The accused was handed over to the Government Railway Police of Purulia.