Lucknow, Oct 16: A nursing student was raped at Bagpat hospital in Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Tuesday.
In connection with this, a ward boy and a medical student were arrested.
The incident took place when the girl was admitted to the district hospital for the treatment.
The 17-year-old victim, who had developed nausea and complained of headache, was at the district hospital when she was raped around midnight, Superintendent of Police Shailesh Kumar Pandey told media.
Case registered. One accused arrested, we're searching for the other accused. The girl was made to undergo medical examination. Further investigation is on: Baghpat ASP Rajesh Kr Srivastava on gang-rape of a minor girl by 2, including a hospital ward boy at Baghpat dist hospital pic.twitter.com/fpwGYOP2VW
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The victim’s sister, who was attending with her, had gone out to get tea. The attackers overpowered the patient and raped her after taking her to the emergency room on the pretext of some tests.
The victim was injected with a sedative by the student, Dilshad, and ward boy Jitendra, a contractual employee at the hospital. They took turns to rape her, Pandey said.
Speaking to IANS, Pandey said, When the victim, who is studying nursing and midwifery, raised an alarm, the accused fled.