TULSIDAS KHANOLKAR V STATE OF GOA
By: Pragya Jain
The case is related to a charge on doctor for molesting a female patient on clinic .
FACT OF TULSIDAS KHANOLKAR Vs. STATE OF GOA
The incident in which allegation occur to a doctor in 2016, which lead to a suspension twice from March 2017 to August 2018 until till revocation recently.
The doctor has received the order from the court that he has to be remain suspended until molestation charge was not clear on him.
The charge was that a female girl of 17 year hold went to his clinic for checking for the abnormal pain and while ultrasound the doctor trayed to harasses that girl.
After that girl sued to the doctor for harassment, hence the doctor has take the anticipatory bail on that order , the hearing is run in the court after that a woman has also sued the case for harassment in the clinic 3 year ago.
The following complaint ,the police has booked khanolkar under SECTION 354 of THE INDIAN PENAL CODE , SECTION 8 of the GOA CHILDREAN ACT, and SECTION 12 of the PREVENTION OF CHILDREAN FROM SEXUAL OFFENCES ACT.
Firstly the doctor should be discharge to off from his duty until he should not got a clear chit by the management committee of the doctors. and
secondly the court said that the inquiry had started that the radiologist report was charged with performing ultrasound of the girl without the lady attainder in the clinic. which is against the rule , he has more allegation that he take a sadistic pleasure in the name of sonography.
The matter sexual harassment committee at workplace had also inquired into the complaint proving the allegations. Khanolkar had denied the allegations citing various loopholes in the complaint as well as pointing at veracity of the complaint as the woman did not appear for deposition before the inquiry committee.
Edited by Megha Jain