New indecent assault charges laid against chiropractor

Chiropractor faces 20 charges, involving 14 alleged victims

Dr. Jemal Khan
Dr. Jemal Khan

Police charged chiropractor Jemal Khan with two more counts of indecent assault last week, bringing the total number of charges against him to 20.

The 20 charges involve 14 alleged victims, all of whom were female patients at his chiropractic practice in Pasadora Place in George Town, police said.

Khan, 47, who was arrested on June 7, was initially charged on July 6 with 10 counts of indecent assault and eight charges of “insulting behavior.” The two new charges, relating to allegations made by two additional female patients, were laid on Tuesday, police said in a press release issued Thursday afternoon.

Khan has been bailed to attend court on Sept. 13.

According to the original police statement following his arrest, an investigation was launched following a complaint from a female patient who suspected the chiropractor had taken unauthorized photos of her during her treatment.

“The investigation into the complaint uncovered pictures of another woman or women who appear(s) to be patients. The subject(s) in the photo do not appear to be aware that a photograph is being taken,” the police statement said.

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