GP on trial for allegedly committing sex acts on male patient

Friday 12th January 2018 06:31 EST
 
 

Leicester GP, Farouk Patel, 35, is currently on trial after allegations of committing sex acts upon a male patient who had gone to his surgery to get his bad back inspected.

Dr Farouk Patel, denies any wrongdoing at the Belgrave Medical Centre, claiming that the patient had also complained of a groin problem. The doctor has pleaded not guilty to two sexual assaults upon the patient and causing the alleged victim to engage in sexual activity without his consent. The alleged incident is said to have taken place on 25th July 2016.

At Leicester Crown Court, prosecutor Adrian Langdale claimed that Patel had posed as a happily married heterosexual man during his interview with the police. However, scientific evidence of Patel's DNA and of four unknown men which were allegedly found in the rooms of two surgeries he worked at, suggested that “risky” homosexual activity had taken place in the consulting rooms.

The prosecutor also alleged in court that the consultation with the victim was scheduled for five minutes, however, it took half an hour.

The trial continues.  


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