A resident physician of Masina Hospital in Byculla was arrested for allegedly raping his colleague for the previous six months. The 26-year-old sufferer, a gynaecologist, alleged that the accused, recognized as Dr Chetan Patel, additionally made a video and threatened her of creating it viral if she complained to anybody.
In her assertion (accessed by Mid-day) to the police, the sufferer stated that on December 31 final yr, she and the accused, together with two different docs, had been on obligation within the maternity ward. All of the 4 docs determined to celebration within the restroom and the accused introduced wine. After the celebration, the opposite two docs left and the sufferer, who was feeling unwell after having drinks, went off to sleep.
The sufferer claimed that the accused had combined one thing within the wine as a result of which she grew to become unconscious and the accused sexually assaulted her. “Subsequent day, the accused threatened her saying that he has shot a video of her in a compromising place and can make it viral,” the sufferer said in her assertion.
The sufferer additional stated that from January to March, the accused raped her a number of instances within the hospital restroom and his room.
In March, the hospital was transformed right into a Covid centre because of the rising variety of coronavirus instances, and through that point the accused didn’t make any contact with the sufferer.
Nonetheless, on October 10, when the sufferer was within the library, the accused touched her inappropriately. Following this, the sufferer knowledgeable her husband, who can be a health care provider, they usually filed a police criticism.
The Byculla police registered a case beneath Sections 376 (2), 354,328 and 506 (2) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). “The accused has been arrested and additional investigation is underway,” a senior officer from Byculla police station stated.
The sufferer instructed Mid-day, “The accused confirmed me the video clip and threatened that if I inform anybody about it, he would make it viral.”
The sufferer’s husband instructed Mid-day, “The accused used to take my spouse’s cell phone from her within the hospital and threatened that if she instructed anybody concerning the incident, he would make the video viral from her cell phone.”
When contacted, the CEO of Masina Hospital, Dr. Vispi Jokhi, refused to remark.
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