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Man charged with rape and sexual assault of a woman at St Richard's Hospital, Chichester

Date Added13 January 2013 15:11
ReferencePR41413/2013
LocationChichester
Press officerJill Pedersen
Telephone01273 404173
E-mailjill.pedersen@sussex.pnn.police.uk
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Sajin Kunjappu Panikkassery, 29, of Langton Road, Chichester,has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of rape of a woman patient at St Richard's Hospital, Chichester, on 10 January.

Panikkassery, a Healthcare Assistant at the hospital, has been charged and kept in police custody to appear before Worthing Magistrates Court on 14 January.
 
The victim, a woman in her 20s, is receiving help and support and is no longer at the hospital.

Police are receiving full co-operation from Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact police on 101 quoting Operation Jura.

 


 

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