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Police must complete investigation into patient raped during cesarean by Tuesday

Delegate Bárbara Lomba, head of the Police Station for Assistance to Women in São João, must conclude by Tuesday (19) the investigation opened to investigate the rape of a pregnant woman during childbirth at the Hospital da Mulher, in São João de Meriti, in the Baixada region. Fluminense, in Rio de Janeiro.

Over the past week, police have heard from patients, relatives of patients and staff at the hospital where doctor Giovanni Quintella worked.

Civil Police sources also stated that all the videos recorded during the surgery last Sunday (10) have already been analyzed and are considered the most important part of the investigation. The material collected by hospital staff that was used by the doctor during the surgery last Sunday (10) continues to be analyzed.

The videos that show the moment Giovanni sexually abuses an unconscious patient were made by a cell phone of a hospital employee who decided to hide the device inside a closet. Members of the nursing team had already been suspicious of the anesthesiologist’s behavior and the amount of sedatives used in cesarean sections.

Giovanni Quintella was denounced by the Public Ministry and the Court accepted the decision. The anesthesiologist will respond as a defendant for the crime of rape of a vulnerable woman against a woman who had just undergone a cesarean section. He has 10 days to present his defense.

In addition to the victim who was filmed, the Cicil Police will open a new investigation to investigate the doctor’s conduct in the deliveries of other patients. In one hospital alone, Giovanni participated in 44 procedures.

Giovanni remains imprisoned in Bangu 8, in the Gericinó Complex, in the West Zone of the capital. THE CNN tries to locate the anesthesiologist’s defense.

Source: CNN Brasil

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