Doctor gives details of how Baba Ijesha allegedly defiled minor
Makanjuola made the revelation while being led in evidence by the state prosecutor, Mr Yusuf Sule, during the trial of the actor over allegations of defilement.
“Our findings were that there was a blunt penetration of the vagina which was consistent with the client’s history,” she said
Makanjuola, a trained forensic medical examiner, is Head of Clinical Services at Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF). She was testifying as to the fourth prosecution witness.
She said: “We took her to the consulting room and she gave a history of the events from seven years ago. She did not mention these incidents to her mother but it began to affect her mood and academic performance.
“She disclosed what happened to her mother’s friend on April 16 who in turn informed her mother. We decided to do an examination.
“There was normal external genitalia, we observed a healed laceration on the labia minora at the 3’0Clock position; we also observed a notch at the 6′ 0 clock position.
"Based on these findings, my lord, the client was sent to the laboratory for more tests, they were HIV 1 and 2, Hepatitis A, B, Syphilis and pregnancy and they all came out negative.
“She was sent for psychological assessment and a report was made, authenticated and sent to the SCID.”
Following the revelations, the prosecution tendered the referral letter and medical report as evidence to the court. They were admitted as evidence and marked as Exhibit J and J1.
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