[www.inewsguyana.com] – A teenage girl is claiming that while she lay on a bed in the female medical ward of the Georgetown Public Hospital she was raped by a man who made his way into the ward after being allowed access to by a security guard.
According to information reaching iNews, the alleged incident took place on just after midnight on Saturday, October 3.
iNews was told that prior to the alleged sexual intercourse on the hospital bed, the man and the girl were seen sitting and chatting.
iNews was told that the man showed up at the facility although the visiting hours had long passed.
There are conflicting reports in relation to the incident.
The accused claims that he and the young lady are familiar with each other and that they share a sexual relationship. The young lady however has been denying that claim.
Sources at the GPHC stated that the alarm was raised by other patients who were in the ward and observed the sexual episode between the two. It was only when they raised an alarm that the young lady screamed.
The matter has been reported to the police and the male is in police custody.
The incident reportedly has doctors, nurses and other health workers who were on duty at the time scared as it violated their safety and security.