Dentist arrested in Parel for fondling female patient during the check-up

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The Bhoiwada police have arrested a dentist from Parel following accusations of fondling one of his patients.

The complaint, in her FIR, alleged that Dr Ajit Bhurke touched her inappropriately while she was sitting in the dentist’s chair at his clinic in Parel on March 26.

The 26-year-old victim, after reaching home, narrated the incident to her parents and the family then decided to lodge a police complaint against the doctor.

The police have booked the doctor under section 354, which punishes anyone who assaults or uses criminal force to any woman, intending to outrage her modesty.

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