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French ex-surgeon accused of paedophilia arrives at court for trial

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Accused of rape and sexual assault on four minor victims but suspected of hundreds more crimes, former surgeon Joël Le Scouarnec arrives in a police van at the cour d'assises in Saintes. The trial at the Assizes court in Charente-Maritime began on March 13 but was interrupted on the second day of the hearing by confinement due to the coronavirus crisis. A verdict is expected on Thursday, the day of the 70th birthday of the accused. This is only the first step in a larger investigation into Le Scouarnec, who is also suspected of the rape and sexual assault of 312 victims between 1984 and 2014. IMAGES

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