Doctor accused of girl sex assaults
A doctor has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl who was an out-patient at the hospital where he works.
Jayaram Pai, a consultant paediatrician at the Conquest Hospital in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, who is employed by the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, is charged with three offences of sexual assault on a girl then aged 16, which are alleged to have taken place on February 28 2013.
The charges, authorised this month by the Crown Prosecution Service, follow an investigation by East Sussex child protection detectives.
Pai, 45, of The Spinney, Battle, will appear on bail at Hastings Magistrates' Court on February 11.