Medical Doctor Charged over Rape of Married Woman

Mr Phillips Duru, a  medical doctor, who works at the Adamawa State Specialist Hospital and who owns a private clinic in Yola has been arraigned for rape. He was allegedly reported to have raped a married woman in his clinic during a medical check up. He has been appeared before a Yola Chief Magistrate court on Thursday (12-11-2020). He was followed by the police prosecution who confirmed that the act was executed in the lab of the suspect's private clinic. The clinic was said to be located close to the state Specialist Hospital.

DSP Sulaiman Nguroje,  the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) confirmed a case of rape being reported to the police. The police was said to take action immediately.

In his words, the DSP recounted the event: “It’s 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”. He revealed that the man was invited, and charged to court after due investigation.

The preliminary hearing of the case took place today.  However, the presiding Magistrate, Aliyu Bawuro, adjourned the case till 26th of November, 2020 for further hearing.

Source: Daily Post


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