Medical practitioners tribunal – New Hearing scheduled
Outcome on impairment
Hearing not yet held
Summary of outcome
Hearing not yet held
Type of case
Conviction / Caution
Hearing date from
25 Feb 2021
Hearing date to
25 Feb 2021
Previously sat: 11-13 November 2020.
Location of hearing
This is a virtual hearing. It is possible to observe proceedings from our Manchester hearing centre. Please give us 14 days' notice if you would like to attend, so arrangements can be made. Contact us about observing this hearing
GMC reference number
Area of incident

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, on 10 April 2019 at the North Kent Magistrates’ Court, Dr Aiyathurai was convicted of one charge of theft by employee and one charge of furnishing false information relating to accounts.

It is also alleged that, on 3 June 2019 at the Maidstone Crown Court, Dr Aiyathurai was sentenced concurrently on each charge to 18 months’ imprisonment suspended for two years; to carry out 200 hours’ unpaid work; to a tagged curfew for four months.

The tribunal were unable to conclude proceedings and will reconvene at the sanction stage on 25 February 2021.



This reflects the allegation as it stands at the start of the hearing. The allegation may be amended as the hearing proceeds and when findings of fact are made by the tribunal.


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Private hearings

In accordance with Rule 41(2) of the General Medical Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules 2004, the tribunal may decide to exclude the public from the proceedings or any part of the proceedings, where they consider that the circumstances of the case outweigh the public interest in holding the hearing in public.