September 27, 2016 3:14:43 am
A lab assistant of a private diagnosis centre at Radhabazar in Bankura district was arrested on Monday for allegedly molesting a 32-year-old patient during a medical examination. The accused, identified as Bholanath Das, was arrested under Section 354A (sexual harassment), 354B (assault or use of criminal force on a woman with intent to disrobe) and 376 (rape) of the IPC.
According to the FIR lodged, the victim had gone to the diagnosis centre Monday morning to complete a couple of medical tests suggested by her physician. When she was alone in a room preparing for an X-ray test, Das allegedly molested her. She managed to escape from the clinic and later filed a complaint at the Beliatore police station.
“The accused has been arrested. Further investigation in the case is on,” said Bankura SP Sukhendu Heera.
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