UTTAR PRADESH SHOCKER! Pregnant woman raped by sweeper in Mirzapur hospital

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 (16:50 IST)
Mirzapur: A pregnant woman was sexually assaulted allegedly by a sanitation worker in divisional hospital in Mirzapur here in Uttar Pradesh.

Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjay Verma said on Wednesday that the 22-year-old victim was admitted to the hospital by her husband due to stomach pain on May 7.

"On the same night the victim was raped by the sanitation worker Sahil when she had gone to the toilet at night," he said.

The ASP said on May 8 as the victim was pregnant she was referred to the women's hospital. "But instead of going to the hospital the victim went to her parents house and narrated the incident. The incident came to fore when the husband came to know about the incident and informed the administration on Tuesday evening," he said.

District Magistrate along with Superintendent of Police reached the hospital and recorded the statement of the victim.

The ASP said a case has been lodged and three teams have been constituted to arrest accused Sahil. (UNI)

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