Accused Saseendran-MCH Kozhikode
Kozhikode: Police have started recording statements in connection with the alleged sexual abuse at Medical College Hospital (MCH) here. Earlier, police had arrested attender Saseendran for sexually assaulting a woman who underwent surgery for her thyroid. He was arrested on charges of rape.
Officials have already recorded the statement of 15 nurses, ICU staffers, bystanders and the victim’s husband. The police will soon record the confidential statement from the victim and initiate procedures to conduct scientific tests.
Meanwhile, according to the statement given by a nurse, she had enquired attender Saseendran why the woman’s dress was lying inappropriately after surgery. Then he reportedly claimed that he was ensuring whether she had a urine bag. The nurse chided him and asked whether he does not even know that a thyroid patient will not require a urine bag.
Police also got inputs that Saseendran allegedly tried to harass a nurse.