File image - A rape evidence kit. Photo: Andrew Ingram

Thohoyandou - The trial of a Limpopo medical doctor accused of raping a patient at a private surgery was postponed by the Sibasa Regional Court on Monday, said Limpopo police.

He would appear in the Thohoyandou Regional Court on January 3, and the trial would start on January 4, said Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi.

The doctor, 40, was released on bail of R30 000 in October 2011. - Sapa