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Doctor obtained drugs illegally

PUBLISHED: 18:01 20 May 2009 | UPDATED: 10:05 12 August 2010

A DOCTOR has admitted illegally obtaining prescription drugs and will face trial for further charges. Arif Alam, 41, who worked as a locum doctor in Orpington between August 2006 and 2007, appeared at Croydon Crown Court on Monday. He pleaded guilty t

A DOCTOR has admitted illegally obtaining prescription drugs and will face trial for further charges.

Arif Alam, 41, who worked as a locum doctor in Orpington between August 2006 and 2007, appeared at Croydon Crown Court on Monday.

He pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining property by deception and 14 charges of making false representation, by getting the drugs.

Alam of Westway Court, Elizabeth Place, St Helier, Jersey, pleaded not guilty to 10 further counts of making false representation and will stand trial for these at Croydon Crown Court on September 1.

Alam was arrested on May 4 in St Helier in a joint operation between Bromley police, Jersey police and the Met police.

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