Bengaluru: A Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus driver has been removed from duty after a video of him driving with a langur perched on the steering wheel went viral on social media. The incident reportedly took place inside a bus plying to Bharamasagara to Davanagere on October 1. Also Read - Dog Waits 6 Days Outside Hospital For Owner Undergoing Treatment Before Emotional Reunion
In the video, that is being shared widely on the internet, the driver – Prakash – can be seen sitting on the driver seat with a langur perched on the steering wheel. At times, he even allowed it to take on the control of the wheel. Also Read - Varun Dhawan Thanks Paparazzi, Reaches Alibaug After His Bachelor Party in Mumbai - Watch Video
As per an KSRTC official, the langur came with a teacher and went on to sit on the steering. Despite efforts by the passengers, it refused to leave the wheel. Also Read - Wait, What? Siberian Children Made to Strip & Throw Icy Water Over Themselves As Part of School Curriculum
Following the incident, the driver was removed from the duty and an inquiry has been ordered against him. A tweet by news agency ANI suggests that he has been suspended over charges of endangering the lives of passengers.