September 22, 2020
Crime

Quack Doctor Arrested Over Deadly Abortion in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command is investigating a 56 year old suspect, Salahudeen Jamiu for allegedly killing a housewife and mother of four while carrying out abortion on her. 

The suspected fake doctor was apprehended by the police on Thursday 24th October for allegedly committing the crime at his maternity centre located at Onipanu area of Ifo Local Government in Ogun State.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi told journalists in Abeokuta that the woman’s husband had reported to the police that he discovered his wife’s corpse outside a building in the area. 

The police spokesman said the man narrated how he went to the clinic and found it deserted after receiving 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. 

The PPRO disclosed that the alleged quack doctor who took to his heels after the incident was tracked down by police detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer, Onipanu Division, Magdalene Adeniji. 

He claimed that the suspect admitted to carrying out an abortion on the deceased who was brought to him her friend, Dupe Odebunmi and that the mother of four died in the process while he dumped her corpse close to the woman’s residence out of fear. 

Mr. Oyeyemi said the corpse of the deceased had been deposited at the morgue of the General Hospital Ota, for autopsy while the suspect had been transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and prosecution on the directive of the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Bashir Makama.

Oluremi Olugbenro

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