Pathanamthitta: A 19-year-old coronavirus patient was allegedly raped by an ambulance driver on Sunday early morning. The accused is identified as Kayamkulam native Noufal.

According to reports, the driver is arrested by the police.

The 19-year-old patient was raped while travelling from Pathanamthitta to the COVID-19 care centre in Kozhencherry. The girl alleged that the ambulance driver raped her on the way to the care centre.

The incident came to light, after the girl informed police upon reaching the care centre. Based on her statement, police arrested the driver.

It is also reported that the ambulance driver is also accused in other crimes.