Doctor arrested over patient rape

2016-09-29 06:00

A 46-year-old doctor has been arrested in Nyanga after he allegedly raped a female patient at a local clinic. The man was arrested on Monday morning after the patient made a complaint against the doctor at the community health centre.

“The suspect allegedly raped the patient while he was examining her in the consultation room.

The patient informed the clinic manager and the police were called to the scene,” said Nyanga police spokesperson Captain Ntomboxolo Sitshitshi. The man was arrested detained at Nyanga police station and appeared at the Wynberg Magistrate Court on Wednesday.

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