Nigerian Doctor Accused by 16 Female Patients in Charlotte of sexual assault (Pictured)

February 17, 2015 6:48 am

According to a report on WBTV, police say 14 more women have come forward accusing a Nigerian doctor in Charlotte of .

Dr. Fidelis I. Uwensuyi-Edosomwan, 52, was arrested on January 30, on
sexual offense charges related to two patients – two counts of
second-degree sexual offense and three counts of sexual battery and
given a $57,500 bond.

On January 2, a woman told police that she went to a medical facility in
the 1800-block of Milton Road for a medical examination. During that
exam, the victim said, Dr. Uwensuyi-Edosomwan sexually assaulted her.
Then on January 14, a second woman reported that she was also sexually assaulted by Dr. Uwensuyi-
Edosomwan at a medical facility in the 700-block of West Sugar Creek Road.

According to the arrest warrants, Uwensuyi-Edosomwan “unlawfully,
willfully, and feloniously did engage in sex offense with [Victim 1] by
force and against that Victim’s will” on January 2. The warrants state
the same for the second victim on January 14.

The warrants go on to state that Uwensuyi-Edosomwan “unlawfully and
willfully for the purpose of sexual arousal and sexual gratification
engaged in sexual contact, by pushing his erect penis onto the [second]
victim’s hand during a medical examination by force and against the will
of the other person.”

The warrants state that Uwensuyi-Edosomwan also “rubbed the [second]
victim’s vagina over her pants with his fingers after a medical
examination” and “lifted the [second] victim’s shirt and bra and then
rubbed her breast during a medical exam without the victim’s consent.”

WBTV is not releasing the victims’ names.

“Both victims reported within the first 24 hours that it occurred,”
investigators said during a press conference Tuesday. They also said the
alleged victims were not sedated during the incidents.

Police now say on Feb. 12, that 14 more woman had come forward claiming
they were victimized by Uwensuyi-Edosomwan. They say the allegations are
being reviewed by detectives to determine if there were any criminal
acts committed.

The NC Medical Board documents note that Uwensuyi-Edosomwan “vehemently denies” all of the charges.

WBTV reached out to Dr. Uwensuyi-Edosomwan, but he would not comment.
However, one of his patients, who WBTV is only identifying as
“Victoria,” said she never had any problems with Dr. Uwensuyi-Edosomwan.
“He’s a good guy,” she said. “Never had any problems with him. Never.

Dr. Uwensuyi-Edosomwan was ordered not to practice medicine “until such
time as he is given permission to do so by the NC Medical
Board President.” 

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