Fremont massage therapist arrested for sexual battery

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A massage therapist from Fremont is facing charges of sexual battery. According to the Fremont Police Department, in May, at least two victims reported that the massage therapist touched them inappropriately during treatment. 

The massage therapist, 71-year-old Abdul Basir Kadirzada, was a contract employee for a doctor’s office at the 39000 block of Paseo Padre Parkway. He was arrested on September 16. 

Authorities said Kadirzada was charged with eight felony counts, including sexual battery of false professional purpose, sexual penetration by a foreign object, and sexual battery.

He has posted bail and is no longer in custody. His court date is on September 29, 9 a.m., at the East County Hall of Justice in Dublin. 

The name of the doctor’s office Kadirzada worked at was not released.

If you have any information regarding these incidents or have been the victim of a crime involving Kadirzada, Fremont police urge you to contact Detective Mike Paiva at 510-790-6951 or email mpaiva@fremont.gov.