Doctors are highly respected people. But there are a few who bring disrepute to their profession by their wrong action.
The case in point is the arrest of orthopedic surgeon, 47, from Gurgaon for allegedly raping a patient.
Police swung into action after the 44-year-old victim approached police complaining about the incident that had taken place. “We have conducted the medical examination of the victim which confirmed rape,” a police officer said as quoted by PTI. Following which a case has been registered against the accused.
The incident took place after the victim visited a doctor at Gurgaon hospital following pain in her leg. The same doctor had operated her leg two years ago, said a senior police officer. After checking her, the accused doctor advised the victim for an X-ray and when she visited the hospital to get it done, she was asked to wait. And as the OPD got closed, the doctor took the victim to his friend’s house in Dwarka promising her to get a job in an NGO.
It was here that the doctor raped her, said the officer. After committing the crime, the doctor allegedly threatened of dire consequence if she approached police. For some time she kept quiet, but reached police on October 7 and the doctor was arrested the same day.