Cosmetics Surgeon, Dr Anu’s Trial Stalled Due To Decide’s Absence
The trial of controversial beauty surgeon, Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju, on the Federal Excessive Court docket in Lagos at present July 9, was stalled because of the absence of the trial decide, Justice Mohammed Liman.
Dr Anu who owns Med Contour, was dragged earlier than the courtroom by the Federal Competitors and Shopper Safety Fee FCCPC over the loss of life of one in all her purchasers, shunning summons by the company to seem and produce sure paperwork amongst different offences. She appeared earlier than the courtroom for the primary time final Friday, July Three on a five-count cost.
Counsel to FCCPC, Babatunde Irukera, stated it acquired complaints towards Dr. Anu from one Marlene Oluwakemi, Taiwo Temilade, and Vivian Onwuzuligbo that Dr. Anu’s companies “are unsafe for customers,” and that she made “false, deceptive and misleading illustration in relation to the advertising of their companies.”
“Specifically, the above-mentioned Vivian Onwuzuligbo, a member of the Mrs Nnneka Miriam Barbara Onwuzuligbo (now deceased) alleged that the deceased died on account of the failed defendants’ beauty surgical procedure and he or she is aware about the occasions that led to the demise of the deceased.”a part of the courtroom doc learn.
He informed the courtroom that the incidents occurred at No. 11a Ladi Alakija Road, Lekki Section 1, Lagos between April 15 and Might 4, 2020. The counsel argued that Dr. Anu’s conduct is opposite to sections 33(3)(a) and 113(4)(a) of the FCCPC Act 2018 and was liable to be punished underneath sections 33(3) and 113(1) of the identical Act, amongst others.
Dr. Anu pleaded not responsible to the 5 counts. She was thereafter granted bail.
The case was adjourned to at present July 9 for graduation of trial. Nevertheless, because of the absence of the decide, the courtroom’s registrar stated the case had been adjourned until a date to be fastened.