The doctors, also hailing from Kerala but employed in an ayurveda hospital in Tamil Nadu, brought the 19-year-old woman to Chennai on the pretext of giving her training in the city. Police said Aajil Kumar, 42, a chief doctor with Kerala Ayurveda Hospital in Trichy, employed Nisha (name changed), a native of Thodupuzha in Kerala, on May 12 as a trainee nurse. Saying she needs to undergo training in Chennai, he brought her here on July 8. They were picked up by Shreejith (35), a doctor employed with the hospital’s Chennai centre, from the railway station and taken to an apartment complex in Anna Nagar.
While she was given one of the two bedrooms, the two doctors occupied the other. The same day she was allegedly raped by the duo. Police said the duo threatened her to not to reveal the incident to anyone. But later she told her friend about it and they decided to lodge a complaint at the Thirumangalam police station.
The victim stated:
“I locked my room before going for a bath, but was shocked to see Aajil inside the room when I came out. Before I could question him, I was dragged to the bed. Later he called in Shreejith I took up the job to support my family. Though my parents were reluctant to send me off, I was stubborn. So, I didn’t want to reveal the matter to my family members and further traumatize them.”