Doctor and ward boy rape girl battling for life against denque in ICU

In a shocking incident, a girl suffering from dengue has filed a police complaint alleging she had been raped inside the ICU of a hospital by a doctor and a ward boy. Meanwhile, the police have confirmed the rape. the woman was admitted for treatment of dengue on August 22. The woman was raped by junior doctor and ward boy daily from August 31 to September 2, 2016.

rapeAdalaj police has registered a complaint of rape under section 376 of IPC against the doctor identified by police as ‘Dr Chauhan’ and the ward boy Chandrakant.

Police sources said that the girl has been sent for medical examination, while they are investigating the CCTV footage of the ICU to find proof or leads. The complainant is a student and stays in a hostel in Gandhinagar. She was admitted with high fever to Apollo Hospital, Bhat, on August 22 and was diagnosed with dengue.

On Sunday, her condition worsened and she was shifted to the ICU. In her complaint, the girl has alleged that Dr Chauhan and Chandrakant had sexually molested her and later raped her. Police have recorded her statement.

“The girl has alleged that she was almost unconscious due to illness and medication. When she gained consciousness, she realised that she had been physically violated,” said police sources.

“While she did not raise an alarm, she informed her father that she had been sexually assaulted. Her father complained to the police,” sources said.

Cops have recorded statements of the doctor and the ward boy and also conducted their identification parade, said sources.

Hospital medical superintendent, Piyasa Nath, said police is investigating the matter and the hospital is cooperating with cops. CCTV footage has also been provided.

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