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Misdemeanor charge expected against Hollister doctor

Deputy DA says sedated woman woke up during alleged assault.

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Hollister physician Ashokan out on bail

Butte County DA’s Office anticipates filing one count of sexual battery on a patient.

Mug shot of Annamalai Ashokan after being arrested Jan. 30 for felony sexual assault. Photo courtesy of Chico Police Department website.

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Physician has a history of sexual misconduct

Annamalai Ashokan was disciplined by the Medical Board of California in 2000.