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Gynaecologist probed for raping patients

Bari doctor 'proposed sex to treat papilloma virus'

(ANSA) - ROME, NOV 25 - A 68-year-old gynaecologist from Bari in Puglia has been placed under investigation on suspicion of raping patients, judicial sources said Thursday.
    The man, Giovanni Miniello, was placed under investigation following a segment on satirical investigative TV show Le Iene (Reservoir Dogs).
    In the segment, Miniello was shown proposing sex to patients as treatment for the papilloma virus.
    Miniello has asked to be struck off amid the blowback from the show.
    The doctor has been formally placed under investigation with sexual violence. (ANSA).


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