Lagos based cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju 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 a Med Contour, was arraigned before the court by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC today being July 3.
In a five-count charge, the FCCPC arraigned her over allegations of the botched surgery she 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 summons 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 all the five counts.
The presiding judge 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.