Chilton doctor accused of five counts of sexual assault against children

The Northern Echo: Magdy Boutros Fahmy Eskander leaving Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court today (Friday, August 23) Magdy Boutros Fahmy Eskander leaving Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court today (Friday, August 23)

A DOCTOR has appeared before magistrates charged with five counts of sexual assault involving two girls under the age of 13.

Magdy Boutros Fahmy Eskander was a consultant in orthopaedics and trauma at Darlington Memorial Hospital when the alleged sexual assaults occurred between January and October 2011.

Mr Eskander, 55, of Chilton, near Ferryhill in County Durham, indicated a not guilty plea to all five charges at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court today (Friday, August 23).

Magistrates declined jurisdiction and the case was committed to Durham Crown Court on September 6.

Mr Eskander received unconditional bail.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree