A medical doctor, identified as Phillips Duru, has been arraigned for allegedly raping a married woman in Adamawa State.
The accused a worker at the State Specialist Hospital, Yola, allegedly raped the woman during medical examination at his private clinic.
Duru was arraigned before Chief Magistrate’s Court 1 on Thursday in Yola by the police.
After a preliminary hearing, the magistrate, Aliyu Bawuro, adjourned the case till November 26 for further hearing.
DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, the spokesperson for the police, confirmed the matter.
Nguroje, said, “The complainant reported the alleged rape, 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.”