New Delhi, India: A 17-year-old girl was reportedly raped by a lab technician inside a hospital where she was applying for a job.
The incident was shared with the public in a press release on Thursday.
The man, who works as a lab technician at the hospital, has been arrested by the police. His name or age was not shared with the public.
The incident reportedly happened on August 9, 2020.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the girl got in touch with the lab technician at the hospital through her friend. The 2 became friends and because she was looking for a job, the lab technician asked her to meet her at the hospital by telling her that there is a job opening. Upon reaching at the hospital the lab technician brought her to his cabin and raped here there.
The 17-year-old girl returned to their house on the same day and told her family about what happened in the hospital.
On August 11, 2020, the mother and the girl went to the police to file an official complaint.
A medical examination has been conducted.
The police have arrested the lab technician.
A police officer that is looking at the case 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 test results were not shared with the public.
The condition of the girl is not known.