Police have arrested a doctor of a private nursing home in the city for his alleged involvement in raping a patient. Police said that the victim, a 24-year-old woman was admitted to the private hospital at Park Circus on May 26 after she complained of eye problems. The accused doctor Sayed Hyder Owarsi on two consecutive days had asked an on duty nursing staff to go out of the hospital room and allegedly molested the girl.
When the victim complained the matter to a woman doctor she tried to suppress the issue. She also tried to convince the victim not to file a complaint. After being released from the hospital, the victim registered a complaint with the Beniapukur police station on Friday night, alleging that the accused had raped her inside the hospital. Based on the complaint, police arrested the accused on late Friday night. He was produced before the Sealdah Court on Saturday. Hospital authorities refused to comment on the issue.
In another incident a 16-year-old girl was gang-raped at Noapara area of Barasat. Police have arrested Mirazul Islam, Azaruddin and Md Tufan for committing the crime.