Woman On Ventilator At Hyderabad Hospital Molested By Ward Boy

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Hyderabad: In a horrific case that would remind one of the Aruna Shanbaugh case in Mumbai from the 70s’, a 50-year-old ward boy allegedly molested a woman patient (30) while she was on a ventilator in the ICU at a private hospital here on August 26.

The incident became known when the victim recovered and informed her parents about the same and a complaint was lodged with the Banjara police. The woman had joined Century Hospital for the delivery of her child & was kept on ventilator due to some complications and her condition turned critical. The accused identified as Achuth Rao molested her inside the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)on August 26th .

Kalinga Rao, Circle Inspector, Banjara Hills police station said that they had received a complaint from the parents of the victim and a case has been registered against the accused under Section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the Indian Penal Code,.The accused ward boy Achuth Rao has been taken into custody, he will be remanded to judicial custody once he is produced in court on Monday," he added.

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