A 24 – year – old medical doctor has bitten off the tongue of her would – be rapist when he attacked her as she slept in her hospital ’ s staff quarters .
The would – be rapist , who is now in the hospital had gained access to the South African hospital posing as a patient , and tried to force his tongue into her mouth, reports IOL News .
According to the spokesperson for the Free State provincial health department , Mondli Mvambi, the doctor was not injured in the incident , which occurred at Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein late on Tuesday .
“The alleged perpetrator failed to overpower the doctor and could not execute the rape . During the scuffle, the doctor managed to bite the tongue of the alleged perpetrator who then ran away to National Hospital . ”
“He was later arrested and then taken for plastic surgery and was operated on under police guard and he will be handed over to be taken before a court in due course .
“ It is by the grace of God that the doctor had the strength to fight back and bite the suspects tongue off. She is currently undergoing medical tests and counselling.”
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