Monday, 5 March 2018
GP avoids prison sentence
"A PROMINENT Chester GP has avoided an immediate prison sentence after being caught with almost 17,000 indecent images of children on his computer."
"Anthony Kenmore Bland, 62, also admitted pretending to be a teenage girl on social media in order to encourage another to pleasure herself."
"Chester Crown Court heard he was a highly respected doctor in the city and led the local clinical commissioning group (CCG) in developing elderly care."
"But he also harboured a `dark and horrible secret` having amassed a huge collection of illegal photos over a period of 10 years..."