INDIA, Updated Dec 30, 2012 at 08:54pm IST

Bihar: Mentally Challenged Woman Raped in Hospital

A mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by an employee of the Sadar hospital here in Bihar’s East Champaran district, police said today.

Acting on the complaint of locals, District Civil Surgeon Saroj Singh lodged an FIR against Ram Sakal Ram in the town police station, Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar said.

The employee has been accused of raping the woman in the hospital after bringing her in the town last night, the SP said.

The accused is absconding and search is on to nab him, the SP added.

Ram has been placed under suspension by hospital authorities.