Jacobus van Nierop
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'Dentist of Horror' goes on trial in France

A man nicknamed the "Dentist of Horror" has gone on trial in France charged of deliberately mutilating the mouths of more than 100 patients.

Dutchman Jacobus van Nierop is accused of taking out healthy teeth and causing horrific injuries to dozens of patients.

Mr van Nierop fled to Canada when suspicions arose, but was later extradited back to France.

Hugh Schofield reports.

  • 08 Mar 2016
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