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KOLKATA: A dentist was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly assaulting a six-year-old girl at a clinic in the Ranikuthi area in south Kolkata while trying to extract her tooth. The dcentist allegedly hit the girl with forceps and also slapped her.Netaji Nagar police arrested the dentist, Ranabir Sinha, after her parents lodged a complaint with the cops. He was charged under IPC sections 323, 341 (voluntarily causing hurt and wrongful restraint) along with Section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act."This is not the first case of alleged violence against the doctor. We are contacting the Indian Medical Association and Swasthya Bhawan to ascertain if they can take any steps. His degree will also be verified," said an investigating officer.According to police, the girl, identified as Janhavi Saha, a Ranikuthi-Netajinagar resident, had gone to Sinhas chamber for a checkup when she was asked to get...
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