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Romanian Dr Ioan Boila has been jailed after he was arrested with a stash of indecent images
Dr Ioan Boila was stopped by Border Force officers in Dover, Kent, in January 2013 as he arrived in the UK from Romania to work as a locum doctor.
When officers searched the 55-year-old's vehicle they found a stash of DVDs and VHS videos of indecent images of children and obscene images of women torturing animals.
When he was arrested he told officers that he was coming to the UK to worked as a locom doctor for the NHS.
He was stopped by officers working for the National Crime Agency as he arrived in the UK
Officers working for the National Crime Agency (NCA) scoured a computer and phone owned by Boila and found more than 7,000 films of mutilation and sexual activity with animals and eight films containing scenes of child abuse.
Boila promptly went on the run after being bailed and a European Arrest Warrant was issued – with Romanian police arresting him in his home country in November last year.
The perveted medic confessed to five counts of possessing and importing indecent and obscene images at Canterbury Crown Court and was jailed for four months.
Boila told the officers he was coming to the UK to work as a locom doctor for the NHS
He was also put on the sex offenders register for seven years.
Ioan Boila was in possession of some truly horrific material
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Richard Bowen, from the NCA's Dover border investigations team, said: "Ioan Boila was in possession of some truly horrific material, including films involving child abuse and the mutilation of animals.
"The fact that he wanted to come to the UK to practise as a doctor makes it even more chilling.
He confessed to five counts of possessing and importing indecent and obscene images
"He thought he could escape by returning to Romania and refusing to answer bail, but working with the Romanian authorities we were able to get him arrested and extradited back to the UK."
Paul Morgan, the Director of Border Force South East and Europe said: "My officers are there to protect our borders against individuals who seek to bring in illegal material such as this.
"We will continue to work closely with law enforcement agencies such as the NCA to ensure that action is taken against those involved."