A medical doctor, Dr. Phillips Duru has been dragged before a Yola Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly raping a married woman in his private clinic in Adamawa State.
The doctor who owns the private clinic and also works at the Adamawa State Specialist Hospital, Yola, allegedly raped the woman in the course of medical checks in his private clinic.
Dr. Duru was arraigned before the court on Thursday by the police prosecutor who specified that the doctor perpetuated the act in the lab of his private clinic located near the state Specialist Hospital.
After preliminary hearing of the case, the presiding Magistrate, Aliyu Bawuro, adjourned further hearing to November 26, 2020.
The state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, who spoke on the matter, said the plaintiff had reported the alleged rape, prompting the police to take it up.
“It is true. The matter was reported to the police through a complaint by the victim who said she and her husband visited the Specialist Hospital and met the doctor over a health challenge,” Nguroje said.
He added that the man was invited and then charged to court after due investigation.
KanyiDaily had also reported how a 20-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly biting off the manhood of her boyfriend while trying to escape from being raped in Lagos State.