Rapist doctor and sweeper orderly sacked in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Dec 30 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir government has sacked a doctor and a sweeper on charges of raping a teenaged girl at Primary Health Centre (PHC) in the frontier district of Kupwara.

The contractual doctor identified as Assistant surgeon Ajaz Rasool Bhat was already arrested by the police after he allegedly raped a girl in PHC at Chogal in Handwara.

Secretary health K B Jandial said orders, sacking the doctor and the sweeper, has already been issued.

Handwara, Superintendent of Police (SP), Haseeb Mughal said the girl, a resident of Sopore lodged a written report in the Police Station that on December 27, she was raped by the doctor in PHC after she went there following acute pain in her left kidney.

The SP said a case was registered and during medical checkup, it was ascertained that the girl patient was raped by the doctor on duty.

The doctor has been arrested and the statement of the girl has been recorded before the Chief Judicial Magistrate Handwara, he said.


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