Medical doctor arraigned for alleged r.a.p.e of married woman


A medical doctor, Phillips Duru, has been arraigned for allegedly a married woman in Adamawa State.

Duru, a worker at the State Specialist Hospital, Yola, allegedly r.a.p.e.d the woman during medical examination at his private clinic.

He was arraigned before Chief Magistrate’s Court 1 on Thursday in Yola by the police.

After preliminary hearing, the magistrate, Aliyu Bawuro, adjourned the case till November 26 for further hearing.

A spokesperson for the police, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, confirmed the matter.

He said, “The complainant reported the alleged r.a.p.e, prompting the police to take it up. 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. Thereafter, the doctor was invited and then charged to court after due investigation.”

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