Woman raped in her hospital bed just hours after giving birth


A new mum was seriously sexually assaulted in hospital shortly after she gave birth.

The 23-year-old woman was attacked in the intensive care unit of the maternity ward hours after delivering her newborn baby via cesarean section.

CCTV footage shows the suspect looking behind hospital curtains, apparently searching for vulnerable women.

Woman raped in her hospital bed hours after giving birth

CCTV footage shows the suspect in Brahm Shakti Sanjivani Hospital (Picture: Haryana Police)

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The man is believed to have tried to enter a second nearby hospital just minutes after the assault in the Brahm Shakti Sanjivani Hospital in India.

The second attack was foiled when a woman woke up and raised the alarm.

He fled the scene.

Brahm Shakti Sanjivani Hospital rape

He apparently tried to attack another woman in a nearby hospital (Picture: Haryana Police)

It’s believed the suspect got through the medical facility’s security by claiming to be a doctor.

Footage captured at Brahm Shakti Sanjivani Hospital, west of New Delhi, shows the man walking around the clinic and chatting on the phone.

Police have released the footage to gather information for their investigation.

Brahm Shakti Sanjivani Hospital rape

The man can be seen on the phone (Picture: Haryana Police)

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