Monday, February 1, 2016

India - 15 Y-old rape victim 'sexually assaulted in hospital while receiving treatment for first rape attack'


India - 15 Y-old rape victim 'sexually assaulted in hospital while receiving treatment for first rape attack'. (Telegraph).

A teenage rape victim was allegedly sexually assaulted a second time while in hospital receiving treatment for the original attack in India's east, police said on Monday, in the latest case of violence against women.

The 15-year-old girl has told police that she was raped on Sunday by a security guard at the hospital where she had been admitted in Jamshedpur city in the impoverished state of Jharkhand.

"We registered a case and arrested the private security guard posted at the hospital after the girl's complaint and are now awaiting her medical report," police superintendent Chandan Jha told AFP.

"The girl has (now) been referred to the best hospital in the city for further treatment and rehabilitation," he added. Read the full story here

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