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Doc arrested for rape, extortion

A 51-year-old doctor was arrested over the allegations of sexual assault, extortion and cheating of a nurse at his clinic in Central Delhi’s Patel Nagar for four years.

‘Ashok Damir was arrested from his clinic, the Delhi Diagnostic Centre, at Patel Nagar’s A Block after the victim, a nurse at his clinic, approached the Patel Nagar police station with her complaint on Monday,’ said a police official.

The nurse told the police , in her complaint that Danir began sexually exploiting her after she joined his clinic in 2008. She also said he had been for the last four years cheating and extorting  money around Rs 34 lakh over some pretext or the other.

‘The victim also said the doctor was sexually exploiting her every day,’  said a police official.

When she found no way to get rid of the doctor, she broke her silence on Monday and went to the police station and registered a complaint against him.

‘After receiving the complaint we sent her for a medical examination at Lady Hardinge hospital which confirmed that the victim had been subjected to sexual assault,’ said a senior police officer.

In the complaint, woman who works as a nurse in the accused’s clinic told police that she befriended Danir five years ago.

‘We are probing into the matter, and further investigations are in process,’ said a police official.

Meanwhile, police arrested a man, identified as Saurabh, for allegedly molesting a girl in Okhla in a mini-bus. In Prasad Nagar, a 17-year-old student was molested on Monday by a driver who was stalking her for some time. A case of molestation was also reported from Madhu Vihar.


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