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Doctor arrested for raping patient

Gurgaon: An orthopedic surgeon of a civil hospital here was arrested today for allegedly raping a patient, police said.

The victim in her complaint to the police on Friday had alleged that she recently visited Dr Arvind Jindal at Gurgaon civil hospital following pain in her leg which was operated upon by him two years ago, a senior police officer said.

Jindal advised her for an X-ray and when she visited the hospital with the report she was asked to wait. When the hospital OPD closed, Jindal took her to his friend in Dwarkha on the pretext that he would help her in getting a job in an NGO. Later, he took her to his flat in Gurgaon and raped her there, he said.

“We have conducted the medical examination of the victim which confirmed rape,” the officer said.

A case under section 376 (punishment for rape) of IPC has been registered against the accused, he added.