Medical Doctor Arrested for Raping Patient

The Police Command in the central Nigerian state of Benue has confirmed the arrest of a medical doctor, who allegedly raped a patient.

The Spokesman of the command, DSP. Daniel Ezeala, confirmed the arrest of the medical practitioner in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Makurdi.

Ezeala said that the man works at the Government Hospital, Naka in the Gwer Local Government Area of Benue.

The spokesman, who declined to give the name of the suspect, said that the police had commenced investigation on the matter.

He said the incident happened on 23 October, when the doctor was on ward round at the hospital.

Ezeala assured that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigation into the matter was concluded.

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