Ravindra Geete, ACP, Panvel Zone-2
Ravindra Geete, ACP, Panvel Zone-2

Maharashtra: 40-year-old raped at quarantine centre, accused held

ANI | Updated: Jul 18, 2020 10:26 IST


Raigad (Maharashtra) [India], July 18 (ANI): A forty-year-old woman, who had tested COVID-19 positive, was allegedly raped at a quarantine centre in Panvel. The accused has been arrested.

Speaking to ANI, Ravindra Geete, ACP, Panvel Zone-2 said, "There are some COVID-19 positive and suspected patients admitted to the quarantine centre. About 400 of them are admitted there. A lady was among those admitted here and she was allegedly raped. After we came to know about the incident, we reached the spot and arrested the accused."
The BJP slammed the government over the incident, accusing it of mismanagement. "What is the Maharashtra government doing? These things are happening because of their mismanagement and negligence. Some quarantine centres also not providing meals on time," said BJP leader Ram Kadam. (ANI)

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