Ipoh Hospital: Doctor accused of molesting patient

IPOH – On Wednesday, a doctor was arrested to help in the investigation of a molestation case involving a female patient aged 15 years.

Hafezul Helmi Hamzah, Perak Tengah OCPD, said that the man was detained after the patient filed a police complaint at around 9.14pm on Friday.

He said that the victim had claimed to have been sexually harassed while she sought treatment in the emergency room of Changkat Melintang Hospital.

After receiving the report, Supt. Hafezul stated that a team was assembled of police officers who arrested the suspect. The suspect will now be held for further investigation.

He said that the victim was now stable and that the case is under investigation in accordance with section 14(a) of the Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017

The policeman also asked anyone with information on the incident to call the investigating officer, Insp. Mohamad Zalkarnain Jussih, at Perak Tengah District Police Headquarters at 013-974-0294.

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