New Delhi: Police said on Thursday that a 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a lab technician inside a hospital here when she went there to apply for a job.
Speaking to media, a senior police officer said “We have registered a case under various sections of rape and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at the North Avenue police station. The accused has been arrested and we are investigating the matter.”
The man, who worked as a lab technician at the hospital, has been arrested, they added.
The incident took place on August 9, police said.
According to police, the girl got in touch with the lab technician at the hospital through her friend, following which they became friends.
In addition to this, since she was also looking for a job, he asked her to meet her at the hospital on the pretext of getting her a job. He later took her to his lab’s cabin and allegedly raped her.