For low salary, the bus owners employ drivers, whose salary is based on collection. So, these drivers make plenty of stops for boarding more passengers so as to increase collection and speed to meet the target time.
These private bus operators run bus services under ‘chaathaarana kattanam’, the fare is always lower than comparing to government buses.
This attracts a big crowd for private buses, particularly daily wage workers and commuters fell prey to this.
Kalaimakal transport run bus between Hosur and Krishnakiri.
Kavitha (28), identified as wife of Thimmaraj, a native of Kamanthotti village near Hosur, has boarded the bus for Attakurukki, yesterday.
Even before the bus stopped at Attakurukki, the woman has tried to alight from the bus in which she fell and rolled and died.
Angered commuters have broken the glass panes of the bus.
Choolakiri kaaval has registered a case and are investigating.