The unthinkable happened at the weekend when armed robbers unleashed hell on patients and workers at the General Hospital, Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
According to the Sun online, when the robbers attacked the hospital, they raped patients and female workers before carting away their belongings including cash, GSM handsets and other valuables.
Finding revealed that the robbers, who were many, shot into the air on arrival and ordered the people around, including medical personnel to lie face down before executing their mission.
It was gathered that last weekend robbery attack at the hospital was the third time men of the underworld would terrorise the hospital without restraint.
Investigation revealed that resident of the area are now afraid to patronise the hospital as their safety was no longer guaranteed.
A middle-aged woman, who visited her relative at the hospital told newsmen that she could not stay up to five minutes for fear of being attacked by robbers.
It was also gathered that relatives of some patients at the hospital are already withdrawing their wards and relocating them to other hospitals and herbal homes.
Residents of the area who spoke with Daily Sun urged the state government to provide security in the hospital to curb the excesses of bandits, who had made life unbearable for patients and workers.