A 33-year-old Indian American doctor, Dr. Sudipta Mohanty, has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly exposing himself and masturbating next to a 14-year-old girl on a flight from Honolulu to Boston in May last year. He has been charged with lewd, indecent, and obscene acts. The doctor appeared in federal court and could face up to 90 days in prison, supervised release, and a fine of up to $5,000. He has been released on personal recognizance with certain conditions. Krishanthini reported
According to reliable sources, a 33-year-old Indian American doctor has been apprehended by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on allegations of exposing himself and engaging in indecent behavior next to a 14-year-old girl during a flight. This incident reportedly occurred on a flight from Honolulu to Boston in May of the previous year. The doctor in question, identified as Dr. Sudipta Mohanty from Massachusetts, was taken into custody on Thursday and charged with one count of committing lewd, indecent, and obscene acts within the special jurisdiction of the United States aviation authority.
Dr. Mohanty made an appearance in a federal court on Thursday, where he faced charges of performing a lewd act in the presence of a teenage girl aboard an aircraft. If convicted, he could face a prison sentence of up to 90 days, supervised release for up to one year, and a maximum fine of $5,000. However, he was released on personal recognizance under certain conditions, including a restriction from contact with individuals under the age of 18 and avoidance of any locations where they may gather..