Lucknow jail doctor accused of rape, held

LUCKNOW: A Government doctor allegedly raped a woman constable after intoxicating her in Krishna Nagar on Tuesday night.
The incident took place on September 7, but a case was registered on September 23 and a police team arrested him on Tuesday.
The accused has been identified as Ashish Kumar Singhiya. A resident of the area falling under the SGPGI police station, Ashish is doctor of the Lucknow Jail and he also runs a clinic in Baldi Kheda locality, the police said.
The woman cop, who had visited Ashish’s clinic on September 7, was allegedly raped by the doctor who had given her some sedatives.
“He force-fed me some psychotropic substance and raped me,” the woman alleged.
On her complaint, the police registered the case and arrested the accused. ADCP, central zone, Rajesh Srivastava said that Ashish was booked under charges of rape, causing hurt by means of poison and criminal intimidation.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)

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