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Jury finds trainee GP not guilty of sexually assaulting five patients

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1138 (Published 09 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1138
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A trainee GP who was charged with sexually assaulting five female patients in 10 days while working at a practice in Dudley, West Midlands, has been acquitted on all counts.

Amirul Haque, 33, was found not guilty of five charges by a jury at Wolverhampton Crown Court after an 11 day trial.

All five women had accused him of pressing his groin against them during physical examinations for complaints that included earache, eye problems, and swollen ankles, said Philip Bradley QC, prosecuting. One patient complained that he had asked her to move her …

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