ROCK ISLAND, Illinois -- A doctor accused touching someone inappropriately has pleaded not guilty.
The plea was entered on Tuesday, January 22, nearly five months after Dr. V.R. Karuparthy was charged with two counts of criminal sexual abuse.
According to Rock Island County Court documents, Dr. V.R. Karuparthy was accused of inappropriately touching someone who "was unable to give knowing consent... for the purpose of sexual gratification or arousal of the defendant."
A trial was scheduled for March.