(Riya Saha, Intern Journalist)Aligarh: An off duty doctor attempted to rape a COVID-19 positive patient twice at Aligarh Hospital in Uttar Pradesh.

The 28-year-old patient was admitted to the DDU hospital in Aligarh after she was diagnosed with coronavirus in Ghaziabad.
According to a complaint filed with the police, the doctor, who was not on duty, entered the ward and tried to rape the woman twice at night.
Based on the statement of the victim, the police have filed a case of rape under section 376 (2) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and arrested the accused doctor.

“The matter has come to our notice. The victim has filed a complaint. The girl is a resident of Aligarh. Police are probing the case,” said Dr. AB Singh, CMS, DDU hospital.

“Molestation and rape attempts have been made. Police have probed the case and the incident has been found to be true. An FIR has been filed and the doctor has been arrested,” said Chandra Bhushan Singh, DM, Aligarh.

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