Doctor accused of drugging patients before assaulting them

A DOCTOR has been arrested and charged after allegedly drugging a number of women and indecently assaulting them at a medical practice in Sydney’s inner-west.

One of the victims, a 20-year-old woman, came forward and reported the incident to detectives at Glebe Police Station on Friday, August 31.

The woman told police she had been indecently assaulted by the 48-year-old doctor after he allegedly drugged her without her knowledge at a medical practice at Auburn.


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While investigating the serious allegations, detectives identified a further three alleged victims.

Officers yesterday raided the Auburn medical practice and searched the accused doctor’s home at Rydalmere and seized a number of items.

The 48-year-old was arrested and taken to Granville Police Station where he was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault and using intoxicating substances to commit an indictable offence.

The man was released on bail and is due to appear in Downing Centre Local Court next month.

Police say further charges are expected to be laid.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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