New Orleans surgeon accused of rape, video voyeurism & having child porn back in court

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Dr. Alireza Sadeghi was in court Tuesday for a pre-trial conference. It has been pushed back to Thursday. Lawyers from both sides agreed to meet out of court and exchange more evidence. If there's any problems, they'll hash it out with the judge later this week.

Today, Dr. Sadeghi's attorney also brought up a scheduled closed hearing on June 17, where he could detail the relationship between Dr. Sadeghi and the alleged victim.

Earlier this month, Dr. Sadeghi was charged with rape and video voyeurism, but prosecutors also said Dr. Sadeghi is being investigated for possessing child pornography. He hasn't been formally charged with that, but a couple weeks ago, in court, prosecutors mentioned the child porn allegations, referencing images found on devices taken from his home.

Sadeghi's lawyers have denied all of the allegations.
He's currently free on a 200 thousand dollar bond.
His trial date is August 22nd.