A private hospital maid was allegedly raped the hospital owner’s nephew and his friend at Jakkanpur, Patna. Both the accused were arrested late on Saturday evening.
The incident took place on intervening night of Friday and Saturday when Dharmendra Yadav, who has several criminal cases against him and had been out on bail, reached City Hospital at New Bypass Road under Jakkanpur police station at around 11 pm on Friday.
Dharmendra, who was accompanied by his friend Mukesh Yadav, faked illness and enaged a hospital room. A 30-year-old hospital maid, only woman employee on duty, was forcibly taken by the two to operation theater, but left the room saying CCTV installed there. The maid was taken to another room where she was allegedly raped by the two. No hospital staff came to the woman’s rescue and local police was also not informed by the hospital authorities. The hospital is owned by uncle of Dharmendra Yadav, a resident of Vigrahpur, Jakkanpur.
The maid was later taken in a vehicle by the two to different parts of the state capital. Though there was no formal complaint by the hospital, the police learnt about the incident on Saturday by a hospital employee who did not reveal his identity to the police.
The accused had left the victim at Ramlakhan Path in Jakkanpur and had escaped after parking his vehicle at his Vigrahpur house..
Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Jitendra Rana said: “We cracked the case within a few hours of learning about the incident. We arrested Dharmendra and Mukesh from Mithapur when they were trying to flee Patna. We have collected CCTV footage and sent FSL team the hospital”. The police has been also questioning hospital employees.