Ogun state police command has arrested a 56-year-old quack doctor, Salahudeen Jamiu for allegedly carrying out an abortion on one Kehinde Olakitan which led to her death.
The suspect, according to a statement by the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, was arrested following a report by the husband of the deceased who reported at the Onipanu division of Ota area of the state, that he received a call from one Dupe Odebunmi, who claimed to be a nurse that his wife, Olakitan was sick and on admission at Mojisola Maternity clinic belonging to the suspect.
Oyeyemi, in the statement made available to journalists Sunday, explained that the victim’s husband 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.
Upon the report, the DPO Onipanu division, Magdalene Adeniji, detailed detectives to launch a serious manhunt for the operator of the maternity centre and their efforts yielded result when the suspect was arrested on Thursday, October 24.
The suspect, during interrogation, admitted to carrying out an abortion on the deceased who was brought to him by her friend identified as Dupe Odebunmi and that the deceased, a mother of four, died in the process.
He confessed further that it was out of fear that made him dump her corpse in the frontage of a house close to the woman’s residence.
The corpse of the deceased had been deposited at the General Hospital Ota mortuary for autopsy.