New Hartford Psychiatrist Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Abuse Charges

posted by Dave Smith - 

New Hartford, N.Y. -  A New Hartford psychiatrist who was acquitted on sexual abuse charges in June has pleaded not guilty to new charges.

Dr. Surendra Johri was in a Utica City Court yesterday and there he pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charges of sexual abuse and forcible touching. 

Johri is accused of touching a female patient sexually back in 2017 when he was working as a psychiatrist at Community Health Behavioral Services in Utica.

Oneida County District Attorney’s Office offered a plea deal for Johri to plead guilty to all of the charges and allow the Judge to pronounce the  sentence. 

Johri rejected the offer on the spot.

title

Content Goes Here