Police detain Czech doctor suspected of sexual abuse

Czech police have detained a well-known Prague physician who former assistants have accused of sexual violence. Jaroslav Barták was arrested at Ruzyně International Airport as he returned from holiday and was brought in for questioning. Police refused to say whether he would be accused. Six women have filed legal complaints against Dr Barták for sexual coercion, rape, extortion, unlawful restraint, dangerous intimidation and bodily harm. He denies the accusations, saying the women were prostitutes.