A 56-year old Ogun State quack doctor, Salahudeen Jamiu, has been arrested by officers of the State Police Command for carrying out abortion that led to the death of a house wife. According to a release from the State Police spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a report by the husband of the deceased who reported at Onipanu Division that he received a call from one Dupe Odebunmi who claimed to be a nurse that his wife, kehinde Olakitan, was sick and on admission at Mojisola Maternity Clinic belonging to the suspect.
He stated further that on getting to the clinic, he found nobody there, but on his way back home, he discovered the corpse of his wife in front of a building close to his house. On the strength of the report, the DPO Onipanu division Superintendent of Police, Magdalene Adeniji detailed her detectives to launch a serious manhunt for the operator of the maternity center.
Their efforts yielded positive result when the suspect was arrested on the 24th of October 2019. On interrogation, the suspect admitted carrying out an abortion on the deceased who was brought to him by her friend named Dupe Odebunmi and that deceased, a mother of four, died in the process.
He confessed further that it was out of fear that made him dumped her corpse in the front of a house close to the woman’s residence. The corpse of the deceased has been deposited at general hospital Otta mortuary for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama has ordered the transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and prosecution. He also appealed to members of the public to always patronize qualify health providers whenever the need arises instead of seeking medical assistance from quack and unqualified practitioners.