Jharsuguda: In a gruesome incident, a hospital staff of the Jharsuguda District Headquarters Hospital attempted to rape a minor girl today.
The 11-year-old girl had come to the hospital on October 19 night along with an ailing relative and was staying with her family when the shameful incident took place.
The accused, a sweeper of the hospital, took the girl to a toilet on the pretext of offering her some food and tried to molest her this morning.
However, the girl managed to escape from the grip of the accused and described her ordeal before her mother following which her family called up the Jharsuguda Childline and reported the matter.
A complaint has been lodged at the Jharsuguda Town police station in this connection and investigation is on to nab the sweeper who is on the run since the incident came to the fore.