A teenaged deaf and dumb patient whose family complained that their daughter had been raped at the Bankura Sammilani Medical College Hospital was today taken to Kolkata by police and Health department doctors for forensic tests,police said.
The Principal,Bankura Sammilani Medical College Hospital,Manoj Chowdhury said the police had sought permission to take the teenager to one of the government owned medical college and hospitals in Kolkata for forensic investigation.
Superintendent of Police Pranab Kumar said two doctors of the state Health department were accompanying the police party.
Earlier,the Hospital Superintendent Panchanan Kundu had said the girl was deaf and dumb and a three-member committee had been set up to probe the complaint.
The mother of the 19-year old girl had complained to the hospital authorities that her daughter had been allegedly raped by a doctor on Monday night.
The girl was found lying naked in an unconscious state in the medicine department of the medical college where she was admitted for chest pain,her mother,Mongola Gorai of Saltora area near Bankura town,said in her complaint.
Superintendent of Police Pranab Kumar said investigations had been taken up after receiving a complaint from the hospital authorities although no FIR was filed by the girl’s family.