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Intern held for ‘raping’ schoolgirl at Sylhet hospital
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Intern held for ‘raping’ schoolgirl at Sylhet hospital

An intern of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital was arrested on Monday allegedly for raping a schoolgirl at the hospital.

The arrestee is Makkam Ahmed Mahi, an intern at the ENT department of the hospital and son of Mokhlesur Rahman of Muktagachha upazila in Mymensingh district.

Kotwali Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Golam Sadek Kawsar Dastagir said they arrested Mahi at noon while the victim was admitted to the One-stop Crisis Centre (OCC) of the hospital.

He said the girl was with her sick grandmother at the hospital. Around 3am on Monday, she went to the doctor’s room to get the prescription understand. However, Mahi who was on duty at that time raped the girl.

As the girl narrated the incident to her parents in the morning, they lodged a complaint with hospital director Brigadier General AKM Mahbubul Haq.

Later, the hospital authorities handed Mahi to police.

The hospital director said they will form a probe committee to look into the incident.