A 42-year-old physician hooked up to a hospital, who was discovered responsible of molesting an ICU affected person has been convicted and jailed by a courtroom in Thane. In a current order, Extra Chief Judicial Justice of the Peace R J Pawar convicted physician Jayant S Jadhav, a resident of Mulund below part 354 of the IPC and sentenced him to 1 12 months rigorous imprisonment. The convict was additionally slapped with a wonderful of Rs three,000.
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The accused can even endure further three months rigorous imprisonment, which is able to run concurrently, the courtroom ordered. Prosecutor Jaishree Korde showing for the prosecution advised the courtroom that the sufferer is a housewife affected by acute asthama and as her situation deteriorated on Could 18, 2013 she was admitted for therapy to the ICU of the hospital the place the accused was on obligation.
Within the ICU there have been different sufferers too whose beds had been separated by curtains. It was round three AM that below the pretext of checking the heartbeat charge and blood strain the accused got here to the mattress of the sufferer and molested her. When the sufferer resisted he kissed her hand and left, the courtroom was advised.
Nevertheless, the accused got here to the mattress as soon as once more after one hour and repeated the act, the prosecutor mentioned. The sufferer complained to her husband and kids and in addition urged the hospital administration to take motion. Nevertheless, when nothing was achieved, the girl on getting discharged from the hospital on Could 21 lodged a FIR with Naupada police who arrested the accused, the courtroom was advised.
“Within the current case the accused is dealing with trial for the offence Punishable below part 354 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860. Subsequently, contemplating the character of the offence, I discover that the advantages of the Part three and four of the Probation of Offenders Act 1958 can’t be given to the accused and he deserves punishment for the act he did. The act which the accused had achieved needs to be handled stringently, the courtroom held and awarded him jail.