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The Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara capital, on Thursday ordered the remand of a medical expert, Dr Ayodele Joseph.

The Informant247 gathered that Ayodele, who is a Chief Medical Director of Ayodele Hospital in Ilorin allegedly raped a lady who came for treatment in his hospital at the Sawmill area.

The police accuse the defendant of sedating the patient, who is also a professional nurse, and having sexual intercourse without her consent.

It was learnt that the victim complained that Ayodele, who claimed to have 27 years experience, took advantage of her under sedation.

The suspect was arraigned on two counts of act of gross indecency and rape, contrary to sections 285 and 283 of the penal code.

However, investigation led to the recovery of a video containing sexual acts on the patient; medical tests also confirmed she was sexually assaulted.

Gbenga Ayeni, the prosecution counsel, informed the court of the gravity of the offence and requested his remand via a motion attached to the police report.

Meanwhile, Magistrate Gbadeyan Jumoke Kamson granted the prosecutor’s prayer for Ayodele’s remand, while she adjourned the matter until May 18.

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