Women molested by guard at RML hospital

New Delhi: A 29-year-old woman, who had come as an attendant with her husband admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here, was allegedly molested by a security guard, police said today.

The incident took place yesterday night and the accused, identified as Amod Kumar (23), has been arrested under Sections 342 (wrongful confinement) and 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of IPC,” said DCP (New Delhi) Jatin Narwal.

According to the police, the accused targetted the woman when she went to the washroom on the third floor of the Trauma Centre around 10 PM.

He allegedly followed her and “misbehaved” with her. The woman raised an alarm and a crowd gathered around and the police was informed.

The woman and her husband, both from Bijor in UP, had come to Delhi on October 24 for the latter’s treatment at RML Hospital.

“Security guard Amod Kumar Choudhary has been terminated from his duty with immediate effect after an FIR was registered against him,” said a senior official at RML administration.