A 19 year Covid-19 patient raped by an ambulance driver on her way to Isolation Centre in India

September 8, 2020
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A 19 year old girl was reportedly attacked and raped by an ambulance driver known as V Noufal on her way to the Firstline Covid Treatment centre in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, India, on Saturday Night, September 5, after she tested positive for COVID-19

Noufal 29 year old, was arrested on Sunday morning September 6, after the victim told a staff of the hospital about the alleged incident when she arrived in Pandalam. 

The Police said he had not obtained the mandatory clearance certificate before joining as a driver.

The attack in Kerala as ‘shocking’ and ‘inhuman’. as described by Health Minister KK Shailaja.

Health department official told The Indian Express that the driver is usually sent alone to a particular locality to pick up patients to limit the exposure of health workers. 

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