In a shameful and heinous act, a minor girl was allegedly gang-raped in the ICU of a private hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly on Saturday. The minor was admitted in the hospital five days ago and shifted in ICU. She was bitten by a snake while working on the family farm.
The teenager was raped by a hospital worker and four others. The police have arrested a staff member of the hospital and are on the lookout for four others who are missing.
The girl was the only patient in the ICU when she was gang-raped. "She narrated the incident after she was shifted to the general ward. A case has been registered and an investigation is underway," senior police officer A Singh told news agency ANI.
The police have filed an FIR against the hospital staff and four other accused. The CCTV footage of the ICU has been seized by the police.
As per reports, the girl shared her horror to her grandmother that a man in uniform and four others walked into the ICU when she was alone at night. They tried to forcefully give her an injection and when she fought him, the men gagged her and tied her hands, the teenager said.
After which her grandmother raised an alarm and complained to the doctors about the incident. The hospital authorities called the police and the girl was shifted to the general ward.