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Surgery saga: Court rules Dr Anu, Med Contour have case to answer

Dr. Anuoluwapo Funmilayo Adepoju and Med Contour’s no case submission was dismissed by the Federal High Court in Lagos State.

Following a report of post-body surgery issues, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) took her to court.

The prosecution had not shown a sufficient responsive prima facie case, according to Anu’s defense team.

The court concluded on Thursday that the evidence presented thus far satisfied the elements of the criminal charges filed against the defendant.

The case was deferred until May 26, 2022, when the court decided to resume the trial.

The Lead Prosecutor, Babatunde Irukera, stated that despite the delays in the process, the commission remains dedicated to ensuring full compliance with the law.

The FCCPC chief said now that sitting has resumed, relevant applications seeking appropriate judicial orders will be presented.Irukera called for information or evidence of activities that can assist in ensuring obedience of the law or retribution for disobedience.

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