Page last updated at 14:29 GMT, Thursday, 12 February 2009

GP admits possessing child porn

Robert Manley
Indecent images were tracked to Robert Manley's computer

A Derbyshire GP has admitted possessing 6,000 child pornography images on his personal computer.

Robert Manley, who practises in Heanor, was arrested at his home on Wednesday after a year-long police investigation.

Detectives are still searching the 46-year-old's personal computer where the images - ranging in severity from category 1 to 5 - were found.

He appeared at Derby Magistrates' Court and was bailed to be sentenced at Derby Crown Court in March.

The court was told that the investigation had been started in Poland last March when police tracked computer users who were trying to upload indecent images of children.

One of the images was traced to Dr Manley's home computer.

Following his arrest, the GP was suspended from Derbyshire County Primary Care Trust.

Advertisement

Robert Manley will be sentenced in March



Print Sponsor


RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific