Mumbai: Woman doctor molested by ward boy; accused arrested

ST Staff
Monday, 29 June 2020

The accused fled from the spot after the doctor raised the alarm about the same.

In a shocking incident in Mumbai's JJ Hospital, a woman doctor was allegedly molested by a ward boy at Mumbai's JJ Hospital. The incident, which took place on Saturday night, occurred when the doctor was headed towards her medical checkup. It was during that time when the ward boy molested her. 

The doctor, who was shocked due to the incident, made some noise to alert people around her. However, the accused fled from the spot after the doctor raised her voice. 

The police arrested the accused after the victim complained to him. The ward boy has also been charged under the relevant sections under the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and further investigation is underway for the same. 

In another incident, a girl was teased in Malad in Mumbai suburbs, where a duo working at the quarantine centre called her up to tell her she was COVID-19 positive. However, on arriving, they told her that she was negative, and would be allowed to go home the next day. A complaint against the two has been lodged at the Charkop police station for the offence. 

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