GP pleads not guilty to indecent assault

A court has heard he groped and kissed a female patient

A Sydney GP who allegedly groped and kissed a female patient during a consultation has pleaded not guilty to aggravated indecent assault.


Dr Bassel Abdul Rahman attended Sutherland Local Court on Thursday, where a police statement of facts alleged that he “assaulted the 25-year-old woman and committed an act of indecency" by “kiss[ing] her on the cheek and neck whilst rubbing her back and then sit[ting] her down on his lap".

It is also alleged the doctor rubbed the victim’s right thigh “in circumstances of aggravation” while she was under his authority as