State College psychiatrist Dr. Ashok J. Bharucha has been accused of sexually assaulting a patient.
Psychiatrist Dr. Ashok Bharucha Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patient at Office in State College, PA
Attorney Commentary: In the second part of this story, doctor sexual assault lawyer Brian Kent will discuss the legal rights of patients sexually assaulted by doctors.
A psychiatrist in State College, PA has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting one of his patients at his office.
53-year-old Dr. Ashok has been charged with sexual assault and two counts of indecent. He is accused of inappropriately touching the patient and removing the patient’s clothing.
The victim told police that he did not consent to the physical contact. He also gave police missed calls and text messages that Bharucha later sent him, inviting the victim to Bharucha’s hotel room.