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AP shocker: Son of COVID patient attacks nurse; know why

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 August 2021, 16:33 IST
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In another case of the assault in the COVID ward, the son of a COVID patient allegedly attacked a nurse in Andhra Pradesh.

The incident took place in RIMS Hospital Ongole at Prakasam District, informed Sub Inspector of police Rafi on Saturday.

According to police, on 1st August at 8 pm, the nurse was about to leave for her home after completing her duty hours, the son of a covid patient started brawling with the nurse alleging that the nurse didn't properly fix the mask of his mother.

Reportedly, the accused man allegedly hit on nurse's back. The agitated nurse slapped him.

After this, the brawl turned into a big fight, and other people in the ward also came to rescue both of them, police said.

On the basis of the complaint filed by the nurse and hospital authorities, police have filed a sexual assault case under section 354 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the man and have sent him to judicial remand.

Another case of sexual assault in the COVID centre was reported in Delhi on July 15. Delhi police had arrested two patients from a COVID-care centre in the national capital after they allegedly sexually assaulted a minor at the facility.

-With ANI inputs

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First published: 7 August 2021, 16:07 IST