Doctor arrested for allegedly molesting patient

November 25th, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A doctor of a government hospital here was arrested Tuesday for allegedly locking up and molesting a young woman patient on the pretext of a medical check-up, police said.
The woman alleged that the doctor, identified only as Mathur, locked her up inside a room on the pretext of a medical examination at the Malviya Nagar government hospital Monday.

The police said that she raised an alarm and began shouting for help after which the accused tried to flee but was caught and beaten up by a mob.

In her statement to the police, the woman said she went to the hospital because of chest pain.

“I had gone for treatment to the hospital. The doctor, Mathur, sent the peon outside and locked his room from inside. He pulled off my clothes and molested me. When I resisted, he said me that he is checking me and made me lie on a sofa. He then tried to remove my trousers and I shouted for help,” she said in the statement.

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