A nurse at the Damango Government Hospital has been arrested by the Damango police for allegedly raping a 28-year-old Italian national.
Ernest Green, 24 is being held for raping a patient who came to the facility to seek malaria treatment on 6th April, 2018.
Public Relations Officer of the Northern Regional Police command, ASP Yussif Tanko who confirmed the story to adomonline.com said the incident occurred in a private ward of the hospital at about 4 a.m.
Police say the victim, an Italian national agreed to move into a private ward at the hospital after the suspect approached and introduced to her on the second day of her admission at the facility.
The victim (name withheld), found it difficult to climb back to bed after visiting the washroom.
The suspect came in around that time and offered to help her.
According to ASP Tanko, the suspect after helping the victim onto the bed sat by her side; started touching the too weak victim who could not resist.
Green, suddenly took the victim’s breast into his mouth, pulled her panties and had unprotected sex with her.
The victim later lodged a complaint with the Damango police, leading to his arrest.
Mr. Green in his caution statement to the police denied the allegations.
According to ASP Yussif Mohammed Tanko, the Northern Regional headquarters of the police Criminal Investigations Department has taken over investigations.