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Haryana: Cop’s wife raped in ICU after delivering baby

14, Feb 2016
#gendered-violence #peacemap

Feb 14, 2016 |
• : Age Correspondent with agency inputs

The CCTV footage shows a man getting down from a car outside the hospital at around 3.30 am.
Chandigarh: In a shocking incident, a policeman’s wife was allegedly raped by an unidentified person at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital on Saturday night.
The victim had delivered a baby and had been admitted in the ICU when the alleged incident took place.
The CCTV footage shows a man getting down from a Verna car outside the hospital, at around 3.30 am, and going straight to the ICU. He is also seen leaving the hospital.
The accused was caught on CCTV cameras installed at the hospital but managed to escape after he realised the presence of the cameras. Police are conducting raids in Bahadurgarh and the neighbouring areas to nab him.
Following the victim’s statement the police have registered a case under section 376 of IPC.
The relatives of the victims have accused the negligence of the hospital authority, since no hospital staff was present in ICU when this incident took place.


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