Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Lawrence Cattano of the Perth Amboy Police Department announced today that a Perth Amboy Doctor has been arrested and charged with Criminal Sexual Contact and Sexual Assault.
On March 1, Dr. Gurvindra Johal, 55, of Colonia, NJ, was charged with two additional counts of Criminal Sexual Contact and one count of Sexual Assault following an investigation involving women who alleged that Dr. Johal touched them inappropriately. One victim reported that Dr. Johal had sexual intercourse with her against her will. Both women were under his care at Amboy Urgent Care, located at 469 Cornell Street, Perth Amboy, NJ.
Johal was previously arrested and charged with two counts of Criminal Sexual Contact on Feb. 25, of this year.
This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Lauren Leyva of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victim’s Unit at 732-745-4499 or Detective Gina Betancourt of the Perth Amboy Police Department at 732-324-3819. As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Johal are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.