4 KSRTC buses stoned, driver threatened

4 KSRTC buses stoned, driver threatened

4 KSRTC buses stoned, driver threatened

Miscreants stoned two KSRTC buses at Marasur gate near Chandapura on the outskirts of the city on Sunday night, ahead of the strike by the staff of transport utilities.

The incident occurred when the buses were heading to Anekal from Kempegowda bus station. Front glasses of the buses were damaged. Alternative arrangements were made for the passengers of these buses to reach their destinations, the police said.

In another incident, four men stopped a KSRTC bus near Richmond Circle and threatened the driver on Sunday morning. Mudalaiah, the driver of the Chikkamagaluru-bound bus has lodged a complaint with Sampangiram Nagar police. He said the incident occurred around 6 am when he was on his way to the Kempegowda bus station from depot number three in Shanthinagar.

They told him to get down from the vehicle and abused him for taking out the bus even when the Unions had called for a strike. They also threatened some passengers who rushed to his support, the complaint said. The police are yet to register a case.

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