Police arrested a doctor on the charge of molesting a girl who had come to his clinic for treatment.
The incident occurred at Salt Lake’s AL Block on Sunday evening. Police said a minor girl came to the doctor with her mother with a stomach ailment. The mother and daughter are from Baguiati’s Aswininagar.
The accused doctor asked her mother to leave his chamber as it was necessary for diagnosis. Without questioning him, the mother left the chamber.
After some time, the girl started screaming, prompting the mother to rush in. She saw the doctor standing there and her daughter was crying. The girl said that the doctor had touched her inappropriately, which caused embarrassment to her. The lady furiously began arguing with the doctor and attracted the attention of locals who then handed over the accused doctor to the police. Cops from Bidhannagar (East) police station reached the spot and apprehended the doctor.
“We have arrested Timir Kanti Das, the doctor, who allegedly molested the minor girl. The mother of lodged a complaint in our police station,” said a police officer.
“He denied the allegation, saying that the girl had cooked up the story. He said he had touched her for the need of diagnosis. We will produce him in the court,” an officer said.