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Police investigate second sexual assault claim in case against two Ontario doctors

Suganthan Kayilasanathan, 32, left, and Amitabh Chauhan, 32, have been charged as part of a sexual assault investigation.

Toronto Police

A second potential victim has emerged in the case of a two Ontario medical doctors charged with sexual assault.

Police say that a woman living outside Toronto has been in contact to tell them she may have been assaulted by one of the two suspects who were arrested Friday for drugging and then sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman in downtown Toronto.

Because the accused had had ready access to drugs, police feel many more potential victims may exist. They are appealing for victims to come forward.

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Police are worried that the assaults may have taken place as far away as Saskatchewan and Panama. One of the men hails from the Prairie province, and both are said to have travelled together to the Central American country earlier this month.

Amitabh Chauhan, 32, is listed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario as a postgraduate student at McMaster University' s Plastic Surgery department.

Suganthan Kayilasanathan, also 32, is a family physician practising at a Markham medical office.

They are accused of slipping drugs in to the drink of a woman at a downtown hotel bar on Feb. 13, prior to sexually assaulting her, together, in a hotel room.

Both accused plan to fight the charges and are due back in court on Wednesday.

With a report from the Canadian Press

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