In a freak incident on Friday, the conductor of a city bus in Guwahati assaulted a passenger.
The incident took place on the city bus bearing registration numbers AS 01 GC 6339. The conductor of the bus allegedly assaulted a passenger inside the bus.
While the conductor is yet to be identified, the passenger has been identified as Pabitra Das.
Das was reportedly misbehaving with everyone on the bus.
The driver of the bus alleged that the passenger had been involved in a verbal spat with not only the conductor but also other passengers.
He said, "The passenger was unruly and tried to get into a verbal spat with other passengers on the bus. He was asked by the conductor to keep to himself after which an altercation broke out between them."
"Fed up with him, the conductor hit out, after which he also left the bus and fled," he added.
Following a heated argument, the conductor hit Das, after which he left the bus and fled.