Doctor arrested for molestation attempt

, 9:34 PM IST

Karimnagar: A government doctor was on Friday arrested by the police on the charge of trying to outrage the modesty of a woman in Karimnagar district.

Sub-inspector S Ravinder said that Dr Vasantha Rao, Senior Public Health Officer at Choppadandi mandal headquarters, allegedly tried to outrage the modesty of a staff nurse on March 14.

He was arrested under section 354 of the IPC on Friday and sent in judicial custody by a local court.