Local doctor's trial continued until August

Posted by Iva Radman – email

HANOVER COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - An update on the local doctor, accused of writing prescriptions for people he didn't examine.

The trial for Virat Bakhshi has been continued until August. He was expected to go on trial Tuesday in Hanover. Bakhshi practiced in Montpelier and Henrico.

He is accused of prescribing controlled substances to patients he knew were abusing drugs or had become addicted. His license has been suspended.

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