The Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution, DPP, will on Monday, arraign the medical director of Optimal Healthcare Company, Dr. Femi Olaleye, for allegedly defiling a 15-year old minor.
Dr. Olaleye was said to have allegedly defiled the underaged survivor, for a period of one year and nine months. He is also accused of continually threatening her not to speak to anyone about the incident.
Since March 2022, activists have been clamoring for a speedy investigation and prosecution on the matter.
Actress, Kate Henshaw also released a video in September, where she said she has worked with Dr. Femi Olaleye, for years after he approached her and asked her to partner with his medical foundation to advocate against cervical cancer.
She has also alleged that the popular doctor confessed to her.
Amidst the outcry, The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency had urged members of the public with additional information about the allegations of defilement and child sexual abuse leveled against Dr Olaleye, to come and provide such facts.
At the conclusion of police investigation, The case file was forwarded to the DPP, upon which the State government expressed its resolve to prosecute him for alleged defilement and sexual assault by penetration.
TVC News gathers that the accused doctor will be arraigned before Justice Rahman Oshodi of the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Roseline Omotosho Court House, Ikeja, Lagos.