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Expensive: one year conditional sentence required against doctor suspected of sexual assault

2021-03-03T21:13:33.674Z

The Bourges prosecutor's office on Wednesday March 3 requested a one-year suspended prison sentence and a ban on practice for at least two years against a general practitioner suspected of sexual assault against a patient. The judgment was reserved on May 12. To read also: "Occupational physicians have a role of alert and safeguards" The facts which are accused to the doctor Berruyer, " massages



The Bourges prosecutor's office on Wednesday March 3 requested a one-year suspended prison sentence and a ban on practice for at least two years against a general practitioner suspected of sexual assault against a patient.

The judgment was reserved on May 12.

To read also: "Occupational physicians have a role of alert and safeguards"

The facts which are accused to the doctor Berruyer, "

massages and kisses

" during a consultation, according to the public prosecutor of Bourges Joël Garrigue, date from November 2017. The patient, a young woman in her twenties at the time of the facts, had filed a complaint a few hours after the consultation.

The doctor, now in his eighties, with a clean criminal record, has refuted the accusations.

The order of doctors of Cher had indicated before the trial at the Criminal Court of Bourges that a sanction of "

two months of suspension

" against the practitioner had been pronounced by its disciplinary chamber.

It will be applied from April 1 to May 31.

Source: lefigaro

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