Freeport Doctor Charged With Rape


Tribune Freeport Reporter


THE trial of a Freeport doctor for rape and indecent assault opened yesterday in the Supreme Court in Grand Bahama with testimony from the virtual complainant and a medical doctor.

Dr Gerald Forbes, a 47-year-old general practitioner, is charged with indecently assaulting a 20-year-old woman in Freeport sometime in February, 2015. He is also charged with rape for allegedly having sex with the woman without her consent on March 2, 2015.

Forbes, a resident of Epsom Road and Town Court, Nassau, has pleaded not guilty to the charges. He is represented by Simeon Brown.

The matter is before Justice Estelle Gray-Evans. Prosecutor Erica Kemp is appearing on behalf of the Crown.

The trial resumes today.

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