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Dr Anu Of Medcontour Granted Bail, Case Adjourned Till The 9th Of July.


Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju the Lagos based cosmetic surgeon has been granted bail on self-recognisance by Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos state.

Dr Anu who runs Med Contour was arraigned before the court by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC today July 3.

In a five-count charge, the FCCPC arraigned her over allegations of a botched surgery she allegedly conducted that led to the death of a patient, one Mrs Nneka Onwuzuligbo. The agency also accused her of obstructing the investigation by its officers into the case. The agency also accused Dr Anu of disregarding several summonses sent to her to appear before the agency and summons by the agency to appear and produce certain documents.

Dr Anu pleaded not guilty to the five counts.

The presiding judge then granted her bail on self-recognisance in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and the case was adjourned till July 9 for the commencement of trial.

Recall that The Street journal had earlier reported that A Lagos Surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, on Friday appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged evasion from investigation into a failed plastic surgery.

The defendant is charged alongside her Clinic, known as Med Contour Services Ltd, on a five-count charge bordering on a refusal to honour an invitation for investigation.

She is standing trial before Justice Mohammed Liman.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) had in April, sealed the second defendant (MedContour), a plastic surgery hospital, over suspicions of illegal activities.

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