A 44-YEAR-OLD anaesthesiologist and acupuncturist was yesterday acquitted of rape charges after the two main witnesses failed to convince the court.
The man had been arrested towards the end of 2011 after two female patients reported to police they had been drugged and raped by the defendant who operated in Paralimni.
The court found the man guilty on two charges of distributing a banned medicine – Ladose antidepressants not licensed in Cyprus.
His sentence was time served – two months – while police were investigating the case.
In its 87-page decision, the court said it had judged one of the two complainants to be completely unreliable.Read More