Ex-doc gets 95 years for drugging, abusing women

2017-06-06 05:23


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Chambersburg - A doctor in the American state of Pennsylvania, who has since lost his medical license, will spend between 30 and 95 years in prison for drugging two women and a teenage girl at his home, then sexually abusing two of them.

Former Chambersburg doctor Sohael Raschid told a Franklin County judge that he gave the wrong dose of drugs to one victim, nothing more.

But a jury last month found the 60-year-old guilty of drugging three of four accusers and sexually assaulting two of the three. The accusers included a 13-year-old and a 19-year-old.

Prosecutors say the encounters happened at Raschid's home in Hamilton Township in 2014.

Judge Jeremiah Zook told Raschid: "You're not a rapist who happens to be a doctor. You were able to rape because you are a doctor".

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