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Valley doctor facing sexual assault charges
By Marcia Moore
October 6, 2020

Ashok J. Bharucha - psychiatrist

Ashok J. Bharucha – psychiatrist

A Lewisburg psychiatrist is facing sexual assault charges in State College, where he also runs a practice.

Ashok J. Bharucha, 53, is accused of sexually assaulting a patient he was seeing in his State College office in June, according to public records.

Bharucha is charged with felony sexual assault and two counts of misdemeanor indecent assault.

The charges have been waived to the county court in State College. Bharucha is free after posting $40,000 cash bail.

Ashok J. Bharucha