THE STATE V. ADEWALE VICTOR SUIT NO: AK/91C/2017 FACTS: The defendant Adewale Victor was arrested based on a petition of defilement on the person of the victim Amaka Eugene Okoli by the father of the victim. Adewale Victor was a teacher in the victim’s school and was alleged in the petition to have defiled the victim. On carrying out medical examination on the person of the victim, it was reported that nothing was found on her in terms of bruises only that her Hymen was no longer intact. The defendant was arrested and arraigned. ISSUE: The status of the Medical report JUDGEMENT: The court ruled that on the face of the content of the medical report, that the document does not show nor reveal or establish any sexual intercourse by force or penetration of the vagina of the said Eugene Amaka or any injury suffered by her on the private part due to sexual intercourse. The court therefore discharged and acquitted the defendant.

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