Hospital worker in court on rape charge

First published in News

 

A healthcare worker has appeared in court charged with rape and sexual assault following an alleged attack on a patient at St Richard's Hospital in Chichester.
 

Sajin Kunjappu Panikkassery, 29, of Langton Road, Chichester, has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one of rape of a female patient on January 10.
 

Panikkassery, a healthcare assistant at the hospital, appeared at Worthing Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody ahead of an appearance at Chichester Crown Court on April 5.
 

The alleged victim, a woman in her 20s, is receiving help and support and is no longer at the hospital.

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