Maharashtra Covid Centre Attendant Arrested For Allegedly Raping Woman

Maharashtra Covid Centre Attendant Arrested For Allegedly Raping Woman

Newsdesk |
September 13, 2020

A 27-year-old attendant at a COVID-19 quarantine centre in Maharashtra's Thane district has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman at the facility, police said on Sunday. The incident took place in June, but came to light on Saturday when the 20-year-old woman lodged a police complaint, inspector Sampat Patil of Navghar police station said. The woman in her complaint alleged that the accused committed the offence while she was attending to an 11-year- old relative who was lodged at the quarantine centre, located in Mira Road area, the official said.

New Delhi, 13 September 2020

According to the police, the woman was staying in a room at the facility along with her 10-month-old daughter to take care of the relative who tested positive for coronavirus. As per news report of NDTV, the accused used to visit the room at night under the pretext of giving hot water. He allegedly made advances towards the woman, but she resisted his move following which he threatened to kill her child, Sampat Patil said.

Source -NDTV


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