Birmingham & Black Country

'Doctor' Abdul Pirzada granted bail over medical deceit

A Birmingham man accused of passing himself off as a qualified doctor has been granted conditional bail.

Abdul Pirzada, 49, of Tyseley, is charged with four counts of fraud by false representation and obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception.

The charges relate to work he is alleged to have carried out as a locum doctor at several city practices.

He appeared before magistrates earlier and was ordered to appear at Birmingham Crown Court on 24 January.

The charges relate to practices and health centres in the Alum Rock, Aston, Small Heath and Sparkhill areas of Birmingham.

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