Indian-Origin Doctor In UK Charged With 118 Sex Offences:- An Indian-origin doctor in London, United Kingdom has been charged with a total of 118 sexual offences.
The London Metropolitan Police identified the man as Manish Shah (47) from Brunel Close, Romford in East London. The charges levied against the accused include one count of sexual assault on a 13 year old under age child.
According to a press release by the Metropolitan Police, the other allegations against him include 65 counts of assault by penetration and 52 counts of other sexual assaults. According to a leading news channel, Dr Manish Shah has been released on bail and is scheduled to appear at Barkingside Magistrates Court in London, on August 31.
The Met Police said in a statement, “Manish Shah has been charged with 65 assaults by penetration, contrary to Section 2 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, 52 sexual assaults, contrary to Section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and 1 sexual assault on a child under 13 years, contrary to Section 7 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.”
“The NHS (National Health Service) has a dedicated number for any individuals who may have concerns or questions. They can be contacted on 0800 011 4253,” the Met Police said.
The criminal offences are alleged to have occurred between June 2004 and July 2013 and around 54 victims have been affected. The charges announced today follow a long-running investigation into Shah, who has been bailed several times after first being arrested in 2013.