Obstetrician admits possessing extreme pornographic images

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A London obstetrician has admitted possessing extreme pornographic images.
Manish Gupta, 47, admitted two counts of possessing an extreme pornographic image and one count of possessing a prohibited image of a child at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday, 19 October.
Melissa Garner, from the CPS, said: “Manish Gupta had a number of disturbing pornographic images on his laptops. These included 14 prohibited images of children and violent acts against women. Some of these were found on a laptop used for work after it was seized by police following a referral from the NSPCC.
“Possessing prohibited and extreme pornographic images is against the law and where there is evidence to do so, the CPS will prosecute those who break the law.”

Notes to editors

Manish Gupta [DOB: 12/10/1971] from Waltham Forest will be sentenced on 16 November 2018 at Snaresbrook Crown Court.
Count 1 - possessing an extreme pornographic image (depicting violence - 1 moving image, 2 still images)
Count 2 – possessing an extreme pornographic image (bestiality –1 moving image)
Count 3 – possession of prohibited images of a child – (14 images)
Melissa Garner is a Senior Crown Prosecutor within the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences team in London North.

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