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Bus company pays for beating
(China Daily)
Updated: 2009-11-30 11:31

Xicheng district court has ruled that a city bus company should pay 6,000 yuan to a passenger who was beaten on a bus in February, the Beijing News reported yesterday.

According to the report, after the passenger surnamed Yu had a quarrel with the conductor, another male passenger punched her and broke her nose. Although Yu had asked the driver and conductor to help her catch the man, she was ignored and the man escaped. The court said the bus company has a responsibility to provide a reasonable standard of security to passengers, the paper reported.