Ward Boy Sent To Jail For ‘Molesting’ Nursing Student In GMCH


Guwahati, June 8, 2019

A ward boy of the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) has been sent behind the bars for allegedly molesting a nursing student in the ward of the Gastrology department of the hospital.

The incident took place on May 23rd, 2019 but the victim lodged an FIR with the Bhangagarh police on June 4th, 2019.

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As per information, the victim was on duty in the night shift in the ward of the Gastrology department on May 23rd, 2019. One ward boy named Gobinda Medhi allegedly molested her on that night, the victim told the police.

A case (No 182/2019) under section 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against the accused. Later, police arrested the accused and sent him behind the bars, officer-in-charge of the Bhangagarh Police Station Khargeswar Rabha said.