Hanover doctor found not guilty of prescribing controlled substances

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - A local doctor accused of writing prescriptions for people he didn't examine has been found not guilty.

Dr. Virat Bakhshi was on trial today in a Hanover County court. Bakhshi practiced in Montpelier and Henrico County.

He was 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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