The chief medical officer (CMO) of a hospital was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping a 21-year-old patient in Seelampur,Northeast Delhi.
Police said Narendra Singh (50),CMO of Jag Pravesh Chandra Hospital,lives in Seelampur.
The victim said on May 7,while on way to a relatives house in an autorickshaw,she began to have a stomachache. She asked the auto driver to take her to a nearby hospital and he took her to JPC Hospital. Here she met Narendra during treatment, a police officer said.
Narendra asked her to return on May 9 for a routine check-up. On May 9,he asked her to return on May 14 for another check-up.
On May 14,he took her to an ultrasound clinic nearby,where he offered her water laced with sedatives. She fell unconscious after drinking it. She said he raped her after she fainted, the officer said.
The woman informed police and was taken for a medical examination,which confirmed rape.
Based on her complaint,a case was registered at Seelampur police station and Narendra was arrested from his residence on Wednesday, an officer said.
Police said they are looking for the owner of the ultrasound clinic where the incident took place. The owner of the clinic is on the run.
In another incident,a 71-year-old man was arrested on the charge of raping a 10-year-old girl. The incident took place in Govindpuri,Southeast Delhi.
The victim,who had migraine,had been advised by a neighbour to seek the mans help. Her mother took her to the accused Kanu Lals house on Tuesday evening. Lal asked her mother to leave the room saying he had to perform some rituals. Lal raped the minor girl and fled. Later,the victim told her mother about the sexual assault,following which he was arrested, a senior police officer said.