UK Po­lice Charge PIO Doc with 118 Sex Of­fences

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Lon­don: A 47-year-old In­di­ano­ri­gin doc­tor in Lon­don has been charged with 118 sex of­fences, in­clud­ing one as­sault on a child un­der the age of 13, by the Scot­land Yard. Dr Man­ish Shah is ac­cused of 65 counts of as­sault by pen­e­tra­tion and 52 al­le­ga­tions of sex­ual as­sault, the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Po­lice said. The doc­tor is also charged with one count of sex­ual as­sault on a child un­der the age of 13. Shah is out on bail and is due to ap­pear on Au­gust 31 at Bark­ing­side Mag­is­trates’ Court in Lon­don. The of­fences are al­leged to have oc­curred be­tween June 2004 and July 2013 and re­late to 54 vic­tims. The charges an­nounced on Wed­nes­day fol­low a long-run­ning in­ves­ti­ga­tion into Shah, who has been bailed sev­eral times af­ter first be­ing ar­rested in 2013. PTI

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