04/05/2015 10:41 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

After Moga, Another Case Of Molestation In A Punjab Bus

An Indian protester with a slogan painted on his face participates in a demonstration to protest against police inaction after a six-year-old was allegedly raped in a school, in Bangalore, India, Sunday, July 20, 2014. More than a hundred protesters gathered Sunday and demanded that police arrest those involved in the July 2 incident, which was reported only this past week. The rape has raised questions about the safety of India's schoolchildren and sparked nationwide outrage over rampant sexual violence against girls and women. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

KHANNA, Punjab -- The Punjab Police has arrested two people over charges of molesting a 30-year-old woman aboard a moving private bus in Khanna city.

The state government is under sharp criticism over the molestation of a 13-year-old girl in a bus in Moga district, last week, which led to her death.

"An FIR has been registered. The driver and the conductor have also been arrested. The search is going on for the accused," said Gurdeep Singh, a senior police official in Khanna.

According to reports, a man sitting next to the woman on the bus started touching her inappropriately and passed lewd comments, following which the woman complaint to the conductor but it made no difference.

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