Woman gang raped in Kolkata hospital

Kolkata: A 24-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped by two employees of a hospital here, police said today. Both atatckers were arrested.

The incident happened on late Friday at RG Kar Hospital.

The woman, a resident of Murshidabad district’s Bahrampur, came to the hospital to visit a relative admitted there when the two accused, employed as liftman pounced on her, police said.

“On the basis of her complaint filed on yesterday, we have arrested the two accused Masum Ali Khan and Haider Ali. A medical test on the victim has been conducted and the report is awaited,” said a police officer.

The incident has created a sense of insecurity among female hospital staff as well as attendants of patients.

“I have to go to buy medicines late in the night. But after this incident, I would be afraid to venture out alone in the night,” said a female relative of a patient.