- Female prisoner allegedly gang-raped by two police officers in a hospital toilet
- Victim said to have been dragged into hospital toilet and attacked by two men
- She had been transferred to hospital from Sitamarhi jail in Bihar district in India
A female prisoner was allegedly gang-raped by two police officers in a hospital she had been moved to for treatment.
The woman was taken from Sitamarhi jail in Bihar district in India and transferred to Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in nearby Muzaffarpur.
But she was said to have been attacked in a bathroom after being dragged into the toilet and raped on November 14.
Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital in Muzaffarpur where the gang rape of a transferred prisoner allegedly took place
The woman prisoner was said to have been arrested on charges of kidnapping and was awaiting trial, the Bihar Post reports.
The victim had been undergoing treatment in the SKMCH since November 11 and was sent there by the prison authorities after her health had deteriorated.
Police registered the case after a letter from prison authorities was sent and officers began an investigation into the allegations.
Opposition leader, Tejashwi Yadav, alleged in a tweet that the rape was carried out by two police officers and accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s of losing control of the prison system, according to NDTV.
The town of Muzzafarpur recently saw allegations 34 girls were gang raped and tortured at a child care home earlier this year.
Accused Brajesh Thakur, is currently in Punjab’s Patiala jail following a Supreme Court order to move him out of the state.