A doctor and ward boy of Apollo hospital have allegedly raped a dengue patient who has been undergoing treatment at the hospital in Gandhinagar in Gujarat, the police have said.
As per media reports, the woman has filed an FIR, wherein she mentioned that a junior doctor and a ward boy raped her between August 31 and September 2.
The Adalaj police have registered a complaint of rape under Section 376 of the IPC and the doctor has been identified as ‘Dr Chauhan’, who is attached to Apollo Hospital located in Bhat area.
After a medical examination report, it was confirmed that the young woman had been raped.
According to a TOI report, the woman was suffering from dengue in the hospital. She alleged that she was raped inside the ICU of a hospital by a doctor and a ward boy.
The doctor, NDTV report said, has been arrested for allegedly raping the patient in the ICU.
Adalaj 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.
The doctor, who has been identified by police, is attached to Apollo Hospital, located at the Bhat area, where the alleged incident took place.
“The woman said in her FIR that a doctor who was treating her for dengue at Apollo Hospital raped her somewhere during three days before September 3. The matter is being investigated,” Adalaj police said.
The hospital, in a statement, said that they were fully cooperating with the police in investigation.