A lady was allegedly raped by two males in Assam’s Charaideo district whereas she and her daughter had been coming back from a hospital, the place they’d gone for COVID-19 testing.
The lady from the tea tribe group was coming back from the hospital after testing unfavourable when the 2 males kidnapped her, took her to a close-by tea backyard and dedicated the crime, police sources have mentioned.
The incident occurred on Could 27 and was reported to the police two days later, sources have mentioned.
“Few days in the past, our household examined optimistic for COVID-19 and we’re beneath house isolation for one week. After my father and mom’s well being worsened, we had been admitted to a hospital,” the daughter of the survivor mentioned.
“After we examined unfavourable, the hospital authority requested us to go house. We requested for an ambulance to return house, however they denied it. We had been discharged from the hospital at 2.30 pm. We requested them if we are able to keep the night time in hospital since there was Covid curfew, however the hospital authorities mentioned no,” the daughter mentioned.
“We began strolling. Later, two males chased us. We ran however they caught my mom and took her away. I managed to run and knowledgeable villagers. After two hours my mom was discovered,” the daughter mentioned.
The space between the hospital and their village is a few 25 km.
“We’re searching for the accused. A case has been filed and we’re investigating it. A medical take a look at report of the lady is awaited,” Charaideo senior police officer Sudhakar Singh mentioned.
Assam Well being Minister Keshab Mahanta mentioned ambulances ought to be made obtainable to Covid-negative sufferers for returning house.
The Assam Tea Tribe College students’ Affiliation has demanded instant arrest of the accused.
“On account of negligence by the hospital, the incident occurred. If the hospital gave ambulance, it will not have occurred. They needed to stroll nearly 25 km to succeed in house and the accused took benefit of the night hours,” a member of the scholars’ group mentioned.