GUWAHATI: A 40-year-old woman infected with coronavirus was allegedly sexually assaulted at a quarantine centre in Mumbai by another inmate.
On Thursday evening the woman lodged a complaint with Panvel Rural police station in Navi Mumbai.
“The woman was sent to the quarantine centre three days after showing COVID-19 symptoms. The 25-year-old accused, who is known to the victim, entered her room on Thursday afternoon and on the pretext of a massage sexually assaulted her,” said Ashok Dudhe, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-II).
“We have registered a case of rape under sections 376 and 354. The accused has not been arrested as yet since he has been quarantined and his coronavirus test report is awaited,” he added.
(SOURCE: PRATIDIN TIME)