In a shocking incident from Amravati in Maharashtra, a laboratory technician was booked for rape, after he took vaginal swabs to conduct coronavirus tests on a patient.
He reportedly convinced the 24-year-old woman that it was important to take samples from her vagina for accurate test results. The woman went to take the Covid-19 test at the lab after her colleague was found positive of coronavirus.
The lab technician has been booked under rape charges following her complaint. Maharashtra Women and child Development Minister Yashomati Thakur has taken serious note of the incident and has assured strictest action against the culprit.