43-Year-Old Covid Positive Woman Dies Within 24 Hours of Rape By Bhopal Hospital Ward Boy

In a horrifying incident, a 43-year outdated Covid optimistic lady died inside 24 hours of being raped by a ward boy at a authorities hospital in Bhopal.

The 43-year-old lady who was additionally a survivor of the 1984 Bhopal gasoline tragedy had been admitted to the Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Analysis Centre nearly a month again after contracting the lethal virus.

On April 6 the lady narrated her ordeal to a physician on the hospital whereas figuring out the ward boy who had raped her.

Her assertion was recorded by the physician and despatched to the police following which the accused was arrested, reported India Right now. Nonetheless quickly after the sufferer’s situation worsened and he or she was shifted to ventilator assist and died on the night of April 7.

The incident got here to the limelight solely after a month when an affiliation, combating for the rights of Bhopal gasoline tragedy victims, wrote to the chairman of a committee for medical rehabilitation of Bhopal gasoline tragedy victims asking concerning the deplorable situation of Covid wards on the Bhopal Memorial Hospital Analysis Centre.

In a letter, the group alleged that the kin of the 43-year-old sufferer was not knowledgeable about her sexual assault even after her demise for over a month. The letter additionally talked about {that a} 24-year-old lady, who was admitted to the Covid ward of the hospital, was additionally sexually molested by the identical ward boy whereas he was on responsibility.

The case was additional taken up by the DIG Bhopal (City) who assured that the hospital authority had cooperated and had knowledgeable the incident concerning the incident as quickly because it got here to their discover.

“After the incident, the police registered a case below sections of rape and arrested the accused inside a couple of hours and produced him in court docket the following day from the place he was despatched to jail. The accused continues to be in jail and the police will use all of the proof within the case and current it firmly in court docket in order that the sufferer’s household will get justice,” he stated.

The DIG additionally assured that no makes an attempt have been made by the Bhopal Police to suppress or cowl up the case.

Nonetheless such circumstances of sexual assault on Covid victims have been reported from different states as effectively. An attendant at a government-run hospital in Rajkot metropolis of Gujarat was arrested within the month of April for allegedly raping a 55-year-old affected person.

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