Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Deaf and Dumb Patient raped in Kolkata Hospital

A deaf and dumb patient was allegedly raped by a junior doctor at hospital in Kolkata. She was taken by police for forensic tests. The incident occurred on Monday night.

The victim's family complained that she was raped by a junior doctor at Bankura Sammilani Medical College Hospital. The 19-year old girl was found naked in an unconscious state in the medicine department of the hospital where she was admitted following chest pain.

The girl was deaf and dumb. The police had sought the permission from the hospital authorities to take the teenager to the government hospital for the forensic test.

The Hospital Superintendent Panchanan Kundu said that a three-member committee has been set up to probe the allegation. The investigation has been taken up after receiving complaint from the hospital authorities. However, no FIR has been lodged by the victim's family.

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