A 36-year-old woman had the courage and reported alleged sexual assault by a medical doctor, later the mentioned doctor was arrested in the district. Apparently, the medical doctor was an unethical and unprofessional medical practitioner.
The National Civil Organisation (SANCO) Spokesperson urged to those other patients that might have suffered sexual abuse at the hands of the same doctor to come out for the law to take its course. Jabu Mahlangu said that the medical profession is not for perverts that violate patients’ rights and betray their confidence and trust.
“We hope that the Health Professions Councils of South Africa (HPCSA) will on conclusion of the case take steps to ensure that the doctor is de-registered to protect women from falling prey again,” he said.
According to Police spokesperson, Captain Sandra Jansen Van Rensburg, the medical practitioner who was arrested at his practice by the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit appeared in court for further questioning. It was alleged that the doctor sexually assaulted the woman during a visit to his practice