Admitted in ICU after delivery, woman ‘raped’ in private hospital in Haryana

An official from the hospital said they are looking into the lapses in security that allowed someone to enter the ICU.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Updated: February 14, 2016 7:26 am
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A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped in a private hospital at Bahadurgarh in Haryana’s Jhajjar district, in the early hours of Saturday. The victim had delivered a baby recently and had been admitted in the ICU when the alleged incident took place.

The accused was caught on CCTV cameras installed at the hospital but managed to escape after he realised the presence of the cameras. Police are conducting raids in Bahadurgarh and the neighbouring areas to nab him.

The victim, who had delivered a baby through surgical incision (C-section), was admitted in the ICU at the private hospital in Jhajjar. The CCTV footage shows a man getting down from a Verna car outside the hospital, at around 3.30 am, and going straight to the ICU. He is also seen leaving the hospital.

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The woman had urged a nurse to call her husband and then informed him of the incident. Bahadurgarh City police station SHO Randhir Singh said the woman’s husband lodged a complaint on the basis of which a case of rape has been registered against an unidentified man. “The accused’s face is clearly visible in the CCTV footage. We are getting the footage from other places in Bahadurgarh as well to trace his movement. His pictures will be circulated,” he said.

An official from the hospital said they are looking into the lapses in security that allowed someone to enter the ICU. “There are eight beds. Beds on either side of the alleged victim are occupied but no one heard any noise,” he added.

 

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    Rahul Tyagi
    Feb 22, 2016 at 6:26 am
    what's happening in india ? you can't feel safe any ware. but some hospitals are done your work very brilliantly like primus hospital. primus hospital in chankyapuri, this is diplomatist area. this is best.
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      Dr Gautam
      Feb 14, 2016 at 3:33 am
      What a sick man,he must be caught and severly punished what is society coming too?
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        Indiana Jones
        Feb 14, 2016 at 3:07 am
        Horrific incident indeed. Sadly these things are bound to happen when governments pay more attention to sundry issues like cow meat ban shirking their responsibility to their electorate.
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          madan gupta
          Feb 14, 2016 at 1:52 am
          यह हॉस्पिटल की बदमाशी है, इसको बंद किया जाये.
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            na
            Feb 14, 2016 at 1:20 pm
            On one hand our PM is on world trip and busy in foreign investments and other side this side of horrific incidents of shameful incidents. When we ll be able to make enhancements in law. There is no fear of law in india Bec every thing is possible ... this is utter shame
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              Raider
              Feb 14, 2016 at 10:00 am
              This is the effect of Chaddi Government. Cow is more secure than women in Haryana imagine police have time to go into the houses of people to find out is anyone eating beef but police themselves cannot protect their own wife. God save India.
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                Indian
                Feb 14, 2016 at 11:31 am
                This is why I would support Sharia laws in India. Capital punishment to rapists and terrorists.
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                  Citizen
                  Feb 14, 2016 at 11:33 am
                  Where are all the chaddi gang bhakts??? Imagine the avalanche of hatred had the criminal been with a Muslim name!
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