UP doc gets 10 yrs in jail for rape

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Nation -


three years af­ter a doc­tor in UP’s Bi­jnor district se­dated his patient-- a 15-year-old girl suf­fer­ing from high fever— and then raped her at his clinic, a lo­cal court on Satur­day found the man guilty of the crime and sen­tenced him to 10 years in jail. POCSO­court judge Om Prakash Verma also slapped a fine of Rs50,000 on the guilty doc­tor, Ra­jeev Tyagi.

The rape was com­mit­ted in Oc­to­ber of 2015, when the girl ap­proached the doc­tor for treat­ment af­ter suf­fer­ing from fever for sev­eral days.

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