Cleared! Heart specialist walks free

Lewisham

A heart specialist accused of fondling three women hugged his wife after a jury acquitted him on all charges. Dr Sumit Basu, 59, was said to have groped the three women’s breasts and given two unnecessary internal examinations. The consultant cardiologist allegedly told a second-year medical student, now 22, to drop her knickers so he could examine her back passage at the Lewisham Hospital. It was only when the heart specialist was charged and news of his arrest did two…

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