The bus driver has now been arrested over the alleged rape attempt on a female college student in the moving vehicle in Dirai upazila of Sunamganj.
A team of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police picked up Shahid Mia from old bus stand of the district town early Saturday, said Superintendent of Police of Sunamganj M Mizanur Rahman.
He said Shahid fled to Dhaka after the incident but CID brought him back using various tricks.
He was arrested soon after he got down from a bus around 6am, the SP said.
Earlier on December 27, the Police Bureau of Investigation arrested bus helper Rashid Ahmed from Chhatak upazila.
The college girl jumped off the moving bus at Sujanagar of Dirai on Saturday night to escape the rape attempt on her, leaving her seriously injured.
The victim boarded the Dirai-bound bus from Sylhet on Saturday after visiting her sister’s house.
When the bus reached Sujanagar village around 9pm, the victim was the lone passenger.
Finding her alone, the driver and helper of the bus tried to rape her.
However, she jumped off the bus in a bid to evade the rape attempt, leaving her seriously injured.
Police seized the bus, said officer-in-charge of Dirai Police Station Mohammad Ashraful Islam.