NEW DELHI: A housekeeping staffer in a hospital in Delhi allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl who was admitted for treatment there. The hospital is located in Rohini in Delhi.
The accused has been arrested and a case has been registered against him at the KN Katju Marg police station. The girl was admitted for treatment when the incident took place.
On Friday morning, the girl had stomach ache and she stepped out of her ward to find a member of nursing staff who could give her some medication, they added.
The 40-year-old accused spotted her and took her to his staff quarter and allegedly raped her, the police said.
The accused was employed on a contractual basis.
The police were informed at 6 am about the incident and subsequently, the accused was arrested.
According to data compiled by the Delhi Police, more than two children were raped every day in the national capital in the first four months of 2018.