Noida (UP), July 28
A 20-year-old lady right here alleged that she was molested by a health care provider within the isolation ward of a non-public hospital the place each have been present process remedy for COVID-19, police stated on Monday.
The lady, in her criticism to the police, alleged that the incident occurred on Monday and primarily based on that an FIR was lodged on the native expressway police station, they stated.
A senior police officer stated an investigation was underway and there seemed to be lapses on a part of the hospital, which allegedly admitted a person and a lady in the identical isolation ward in violation of the norms.
The complainant and the accused each examined constructive for COVID-19 final week, only a day after each other, in keeping with officers.
“The woman was in the isolation ward of the private hospital. There was a man, a medical practitioner, who too was infected with coronavirus and was sharing the ward with her,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Noida, Ranvijay Singh stated.
He stated the girl alleged molestation and upon being knowledgeable the police instantly lodged an FIR and initiated a probe into the matter.
“There appears to be some irresponsibility on part of the hospital too. We are communication with the medical departments to check whether the patients were being kept in accordance with the guidelines,” Singh stated.
He stated the accused remains to be in isolation however the police will attain out for his assertion following due protocols of COVID-19.
“All necessary action will be taken as per the truth that will emerge after a thorough investigation,” Singh added. PTI