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Police identifies woman set on fire on Toronto bus; suspect charged with first-degree murder

  • Toronto police have identified the woman who died in a hospital weeks after she was set on fire on a Toronto bus last month as 28-year-old Nyima Dolma.
  • Dolma was onboard a bus at Kipling Station on June 17 when Tenzin Norbu, 33, allegedly poured a flammable liquid substance on her and set her ablaze.
  • She sustained life-threatening injuries and later died in the hospital on July 5.
  • The suspect was arrested nearby after the incident and initially charged with attempted murder. His charge has since been upgraded to first-degree murder.

Toronto police have identified the woman who died in a hospital weeks after she was set on fire on a Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) bus last month.

Nyima Dolma, 28, was onboard a TTC bus at Kipling Station at about 12:25 a.m. on June 17 when Tenzin Norbu, 33, allegedly poured a flammable liquid substance on her and set her ablaze.

Bus conductor in India sparks online outrage for off-boarding a woman due to fish odor

India Bus Video of Crying Woman

A video of an elderly Indian woman crying and demanding justice after she was kicked out of a bus for smelling like fish has sparked online backlash after going viral.  

The fish vendor: Selvam, the 65-year-old fish vendor from Kanyakumari’s Vaniyakudi village, boarded a government bus on the way home on Dec. 6; however, the bus conductor forced her to deboard because of her fish odor, reported The Indian Express

Asian Bus Driver Beaten With a Bat for Asking Passengers to Wear a Face Mask

San Francisco

An Asian American bus driver in San Francisco was physically assaulted by three male passengers after he asked them to wear face masks in compliance with the city’s requirements.

The unidentified driver, 42, was operating a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) bus in the South of Market district on July 22 when the passengers boarded without masks.