Burla, Mar 4: In a shocking incident, a 25-year-old man was detained by the Burla police in Sambalpur district for allegedly attempting to rape an eight-year-old girl at Burla Hospital on Wednesday evening.
According to reports, an elderly woman from Jharsuguda district was admitted to the hospital’s Obstetrics and Gynecology ward. The minor girl, who is a granddaughter of the woman, was also present at the hospital as her attendant.
On Wednesday evening, the accused, an attendant of a patient allegedly attempted to rape the minor girl, while she was attending nature’s call at the hospital toilet.
However, the girl managed to escape from the spot and narrated her ordeal to her mother.
Later, the victim’s mother filed a written complaint at Burla police station and registered a case in this regard.
The police detained the youth and he was being questioned till the last report came in.