The Police in Benue State has confirmed the arrest of a medical doctor who allegedly raped his patient.
The spokesman of the command, Daniel Ezeala, confirmed the arrest of the medical practitioner in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Makurdi.
He said the incident happened on 23 October, when the doctor was on ward round at the hospital.
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.
Ezeala assured that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigation into the matter was concluded.