Ghaziabad, (Agencies): A medical assistant of a private hospital in Hapur allegedly raped a dalit woman. He has been detained and sent to judicial custody for 14 days, police said on Saturday.

 A 22-year-old woman was raped by Salim Mohmmad at a private hospital in Hapur on Thursday night, where the woman's 3-year-old daughter was undergoing treatment, Superintendent (rural) of Police M M Beg said.

Salim who was arrested on Friday night has been sent to 14 days judicial custody by a local court.

Hospital administrator R B Bhardwaj said the accused has been sacked from his official duties after the incident came to light.