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Doc remanded for sexually abusing woman in labour

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A doctor attached  to the Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital, who is alleged to have sexually abused a young mother, who had been admitted to the Hospital for her first confinement, was remanded by the Nugegoda Magistrate till October 9. Police told the Court though it was mandatory for a male doctor to examine a female patient in the presence of a female nurse, the suspect had ignored the procedure. He had approached the young mother to be, who was in labour around 3.30 a.m. and on the pretext of examining her, sexually abused her, Police said. The mother had delivered a baby around 7.30 a.m. the same day. Police said the mother had been admitted to hospital the previous night at 11.30.

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October 1, 2009 at 4:39 am

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