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In a shocking incident, which has come to light, a lab technician in Maharashtra’s Amravati has been booked for rape after he took vaginal swabs to conduct COVID-19 test on a patient after convincing her that it was important to take samples from vagina for the test.
As per reports, the 24-year-old woman, who works at a mall, went to the COVID-19 Trauma Centre Lab after her colleague tested positive for coronavirus. At the lab, the technician told the woman that it was necessary to take the vaginal swab for the COVID-19 test.
After the test, the woman narrated the incident to her brother who inturn spoke to doctors about the test. After the doctors told the brother that there is no such test for coronavirus, the woman filed a complaint with the police and the lab technician was booked for rape.