Romford doctor Manish Shah pleads not guilty to 76 sex assaults on patients

PUBLISHED: 16:24 04 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:24 04 May 2018

Romford GP Dr Manish Shah. Picture: Ken Mears

Romford GP Dr Manish Shah. Picture: Ken Mears


A family doctor has denied 76 sex attacks on 19 female patients.

Dr Manish Shah, 48, is accused of assaulting women at his surgery in Romford, between June 2009 and July 2013.

The youngest alleged victim was 15 years old at the time.

Shah, of Brunel Close, Romford, appeared at the Old Bailey on Friday, May 4, for a plea hearing before the trial judge Anne Molyneux QC.

He pleaded not guilty to 76 counts of sex assault and assault by penetration.

He is on conditional bail and faces trial from September 24.

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