LAHORE: Shadman police has registered a rape case against unidentified employees of Service Hospital for allegedly raping a patient.
According to the first information report filed by the 35-year-old woman, she had gone to the Services Hospital after feeling pain in her lower abdomen. She was admitted to the woman’s surgical ward-II on Nov 23 and taken to the operating theatre for surgery at 7:30am the next morning after being administered with anaesthesia.
She said after the surgery she was discharged the same day at 7pm, but later felt pain and started bleeding from her urinary tract. She said her sister took her to Sheikh Zayed Hospital where she was told that she had been raped.
She lodged a complaint at the Shadman police station stating that she had been raped by the hospital employees during surgery. Police registered a rape case against the employees of Services Hospital.
Model Town Superintendent of Police Ali Waseem Nasir told Dawn that a medical examination of the woman had been conducted and the samples sent to the forensic science agency. The test report would decide the course of investigation and determine whether the woman had been raped or not.Talking to the media, the Services Hospital principal said the institute had initiated an inquiry of its own also.