Girl molested

28 Dec 2017

A 3-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a security guard of Sambalpur district headquarter hospital here, police said on Wednesday. The incident had taken place in the evening of Tuesday in the premises of the hospital, they said. The police on Wednesday arrested the security guard. Police said the girl was with her mother and younger sister who are undergoing treatment at the Mother and Child Health Care Centre (MCH) of the district headquarters hospital. However, she went outside the ward with the security guard in the evening when the doctor visited the ward. The girl's mother searched for her after the doctor finished the round and found her outside with the security guard. But she was shocked when her daughter narrated the ordeal, caused by a security guard of the hospital. The mother of the girl then lodged a complaint at the town police station, following which police arrested the security guard. Sambalpur District Collector, Samarth Verma said, the police have already apprehended the accused. (PTI)