Doctor wrongly accused of rum theft sues for defamation

Victoria-based Dr Prasannan Ponganamparambile is also seeking damages for false imprisonment after he was forced into a police van when he attempted to clear his name

A doctor falsely accused by police on social media of being a suspect in a bottle shop theft is suing the state of Victoria for defamation.

Dr Prasannan Ponganamparambile.

Rehabilitation specialist Dr Prasannan Ponganamparambile was looking