Ward boy arrested for rape attempt of 50-year-old covid patient


Madhya Pradesh: A hospital ward boy hospital tried to rape a 50-year-old patient admitted at a COVID care centre set up in a hotel in Gwalior on Saturday, police said.

The victim told that the ward boy tried to sexually assault her twice during the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday but fled after her family members raised an alarm, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Hitika Vasal said.

The victim’s brother-in-law alleged the hospital staff had helped the ward boy flee.

The ward boy has been arrested and a case has been registered at Kampu police station.

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