Surprising!! Teenage Covid-19 Affected person Is Raped By Ambulance Driver Whereas Being Taken To Hospital In India
Teenage Covid-19 Affected person Is Raped By Ambulance Driver Whereas Being Taken To Hospital In India
A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by an ambulance driver on her technique to the hospital after she examined optimistic for COVID-19.
The teenage woman was reportedly attacked by a person often called V Noufal, 29, whereas on their technique to the Firstline Covid Therapy Centre in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, India, on Saturday night time, September 5.
Noufal was arrested on Sunday morning September 6, after the sufferer informed a workers of the hospital concerning the alleged incident when she arrived in Pandalam.
After his arrest, Police mentioned he had not obtained the necessary clearance certificates earlier than becoming a member of as a driver.
Well being Minister KK Shailaja described the assault in Kerala as ‘surprising’ and ‘inhuman’.
A well being division official informed The Indian Categorical that the motive force is often despatched alone to a selected locality to choose up sufferers to restrict the publicity of well being employees.
The official mentioned: ‘The driving force’s chamber is partitioned and no different workers or nurse accompanies the motive force whereas ferrying sufferers to hospital.
‘That is to restrict the publicity of well being employees to contaminated individuals. In uncommon circumstances, if the affected person is severe, we ship a nurse. On this case, each sufferers have been steady.’
The assault is the most recent in a sequence of excessive profile sexual offenses in India. Final week, a three-year-old woman was raped and strangled within the Lakhimpur Kher district, of Uttar Pradesh.