A laboratory technician attached to Kaabong Hospital has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape one of his patients.
David Angura allegedly tried to rape the mother of the sick child in the late evening hours in the Hospital premises.
The district health director of Kaabong Dr Narif Nalibe said Angura who was not on night duty went to the children wards at midnightcalling for people to go for blood test.
He reportedly took the blood samples of four patients and when his victim came for her turn, he locked the door to the laboratory and tried to forceful have sex with the victim.
However, she was strong enough and managed to fight him off before alerting the hospital administrators.
The medical officer was arrested and taken into police custody.