Ashok Bharucha

Ashok Bharchua

Ashok Bharchua (Centre County Prison)

Centre Daily
State College psychiatrist pleads guilty after sexual misconduct allegations
By Bret Pallotto
September 20, 2021

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A State College psychiatrist accused of sexual misconduct with a patient was sentenced Monday to two years of probation.

Ashok Bharucha, 54, pleaded guilty Monday to one misdemeanor count of simple assault. One felony count of sexual assault and two misdemeanor counts of indecent assault were dropped.

Bharucha was accused of performing unwanted oral sex on a patient during a June 2020 appointment at his downtown State College office, borough police wrote in an affidavit of probable cause…