Mumbai doctor booked for allegedly raping patient

May 19, 2013, 04:14 IST | A Correspondent

The Khar police have booked a 38- year- old doctor for allegedly raping his 26- yearold patient who had come for a check- up at his clinic

A resident of Dadar accused doctor Rustam Sonavala, who runs a clinic in Khar. The patient’s relatives told SUNDAY MiD DAY that after registering an FIR, the police arrested Sonavala from Dadar but released him after taking a bribe Rs 10 lakh.

The relatives, who belong to a political party, have threatened to carry out a strike against the police.

Senior police inspector Mangesh Pote remained unavailable for comment.

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