Kolkata: The Kolkata Police on Thursday arrested the junior doctor of the Bankura Medical College Hospital Ramkrishna Sarkar for allegedly raping a deaf and dumb teenage girl on Monday night.

The accused was arrested from the hospital compound, and was later remanded to 14 days  judicial custody by the Chief Judicial Magistrate Chiranjib Bhattacharya under section 376/2D of IPC.

Superintendent of Police Pranab Kumar said, “Taking action on the complaint filed by the victim’s mother the junior doctor was today arrested from the college and produced before the court.”

The victim has been taken to SSKM hospital in Kolkata by police and Health department doctors for forensic tests.

The 19-year old girl was admitted in the medicine department of the Bankura medical college for chest pain when the incident happened.

Her mother, Mongola Gorai had complained to the hospital authorities that her daughter had been allegedly raped by a junior doctor on Monday night. The girl was found lying naked in an unconscious state in the medicine department of the hospital.

A three-member inquiry committee formed by the hospital authorities apart from the police is investigating the allegations.