A 50 year old cancer patient has narrated how she was raped by a nurse at a Kenyans hospital based in Nairobi where she had been admitted for treatment.
The patient, who filed a report at the Kilimani Police Station on July 8, says she is seeking Justice against the nurse who perpetrated the ordeal and the hospital.
According to the victim she heard strange noises at midnight and someone spraying something in her room which made her sleepy.
She was then sprayed with the substance before she was raped.
According to her, it was on the following day that she realized her body was weak but she gathered strength to go to the washroom area, and after a brief self-assessment she found out that she had been raped.
It was on Sunday July 5 that she reached out to her oncologist. The oncologist informed the hospital management which discharged her against her wish and failed to address the issue and that’s when she opted to seek help from the police.
In her statement, she detailed to the detectives that she can identify the nurse who perpetrated the indecent act on her.
Nairobi Police Regional Commander Philip Ndolo confirmed the incident and stated that he had taken the matter upon himself, directing detectives to launch an investigation into the matter.
“A report was made and we are following up the matter to ensure justice for the victim. We have experts on the ground,” Ndolo stated.
This comes barely a month after an uncle allegedly defiled his 16 year old niece repeatedly, inside a hospital ward in Marigat Baringo County where the minor was undergoing treatment