Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala): An ambulance driver raped 19-year-old COVID-19 patient and police arrested him.
Police said that the accused has been identified as Noufal (25).
The police report said that the test results of the alleged victim who was in quarantine at her relative’s house in Panthalam had returned positive on Saturday.
While briefing to the media, the senior officials said that health workers sent two women in an ambulance to two different hospitals. After dropping one patient, Noufal took the victim girl to a lonely place and sexually assaulted her. Later he dropped her at the COVID-19 centre around midnight.
Followed by this, Aranmula police arrested Noufal in the night itself on the basis of the girl’s statement and charged him with rape.