Muzaffarnagar: In a small span of just two days, two medical practitioners have been arrested from the Muzaffarnagar area on two separate yet equally grave accusations of sexually assaulting their patients. One of the doctors has been accused of assaulting a minor
A doctor has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman repeatedly for a year in Miranpur town in the district, police said in Muzaffarnagar today.
The accused had recorded the act and then used the same to blackmail the victim of Kaithora village, Station House Officer (SHO) of Miranpur police station, Manoj Choudhary said. Sajid Hasan was arrested yesterday.
According to a complaint lodged by the victim, Hasan had raped her a year ago when she had gone for a medical checkup at his clinic, and filmed the act. The accused was blackmailing the victim, 38, since then by threatening to upload the video on social media, it said.
It is the second such case in the district. On Saturday, a doctor was arrested at Budhana town for allegedly sexually harassing an 11-year-old patient at his clinic.
The incident occurred when the girl had gone to the clinic for her checkup, the police said.
“A case has been registered against the accused under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO),” Circle Officer Hariram Yadav said.
The victim was sent for a medical examination, Yadav said.