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Medical group: Kho already being 'punished' for sex videos

MANILA, Philippines - Regardless of whether he will be punished or not by the Philippine Medical Association (PMA), controversial doctor Hayden Kho Jr. is already being chastised with loss of trust from his patients.

PMA spokesman Bu Castro said this Tuesday as he said the PMA is still looking into whether to sanction Kho for his sex videos that have been uploaded to the Internet.

“Ang kanyang paging duktor pa ginamit niya, nag-take advantage siya ng kanyang pagka-duktor para gawin ang kasalanang binibintang sa kanya, o yan ba pribado niyang gawain, di niya ginamit ang kanyang pagiging duktor sa ganyang bagay [Our investigation will focus on whether he used his status as a doctor to take advantage of the women]?" Castro said in an interview on dzXL radio.

But he said that even if the PMA cannot find enough bases to punish Kho, he already lost the trust of his patients.

“Yan ang dapat niyang asahan, wala nang magtitiwala sa kanya [He should expect that, the loss of trust from his patients]," he said.

Last month, the PMA said Kho faces a three-pronged probe over his sex videos posted online.

Castro said the PMA has formed a committee to look into the claims against Kho for conduct unbecoming of a doctor.

He admitted the PMA was “forced" to come up with its own investigation after noticing the furor caused by the sex video scandal.

For his part, Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez said Kho may face charges for violating the Anti-Wiretapping Law. - GMANews.TV


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