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    Thursday, 1 December 2016

    Police drags native doctor to court over rape, 419 deal


    Oluyemi Olusola, founder of Sayemi Naturescience Centre was arraigned Wednesday before an Ebute-metta chief magistrate’s court in Lagos, south-west Nigeria on charges of rape, obtaining money under false pretence and dishonest conversion.

    The police in charge no: D/64/2016  alleged that the ‘babalawo’  April 9, 2016 at 48, Ipodo street, Ikeja, Lagos  sexually penetrated the virginal of one Toyin Bello (49),under the pretence of  conducting medical investigation.
    According to the police, the trado-medical doctor was also alleged to have collected the sum of N8, 500, from the victim, which he converted to his personal usage.
    Chinalu Uwadione, the police prosecutor said the offences are contrary to and punishable under sections 259 312(1)(a)(B)(3) and 285(1) of the Criminal Laws if Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.

    Count one if the charges against the medical doctor reads: “that you Oluyemi Olusola, on 9th April, 2016, at about 1600 hours, at No. 48, Ipodo Street, Ikeja, in the Lagos magisterial district, did sexually penetrated the virginal of Toyin Bello, age 49 years, with your medical probe, and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 295 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos, 2011”. The defendant however pleaded not guilty to the charges.
    Upon the plea of not guilty, the presiding Magistrate, Chief Magistate, Oluwayemisi Adelaja (Mrs.), admitted him to bail in the sum of N100, 000, with one surety in the same sum.
    The matter has been adjourned till January 23, 2017, for mention.



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