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Doctor, ward boy arrested for raping dengue patient in Ahmedabad

Updated: Sep 09, 2016 16:41 IST      
Doctor, ward boy arrested for raping dengue patient in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad [Gujarat], Sept. 9 (ANI): A doctor and ward boy at the Apollo Hospital here were today arrested in connection with the rape of a dengue patient in the ICU on September 3.

The police have registered a complaint of rape under Section 376 of the IPC against the doctor identified as Dr Ramesh Bura lal Chauhan and a ward boy Chandrakant alias Chandu.

The victim's father registered the complaint on September 6, said Police Inspector K.K. Pandya.

"We have found evidence against the two accused Chandrakant alias Chandu and Dr Ramesh Chauhan and have arrested them," Pandya said.

"The FIR was lodged under IPC Section 376 and offence has been registered.

According to the guidelines, the investigations are on as we have medical evidence, forensic evidence as well as CCTV footage along with other evidences," he added.

"We have full belief in police proceedings as the FIR has been registered and the investigations are going on and we are supporting the investigation team," doctor at Apollo Hospital Sandeep Joshi said.

The complainant, a student, was admitted on August 22 with high fever. She was diagnosed with dengue.

Her condition worsened on Sunday (September 3) following which she was shifted to the ICU.

In her complaint, the girl has alleged that Dr Chauhan and the ward boy had sexually molested her and later raped her. (ANI)

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