A Mother-of-four kids identified as Kehinde Olakitan, has met her untimely death after she employed the services of a quack doctor to abort an unwanted pregnancy.
The fake doctor, a 56-year-old identified as Salahudeen Jamiu, pictured above, was arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for allegedly conducting an abortion that killed the housewife .
A statement from the command's spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the deceased, a mother of four, had gone to Salahudeen's hospital, Mojisola Maternity Clinic, for an abortion without the consent of her husband. During the abortion procedure by the quack doctor, the deceased suffered a medical emergency and died.
"The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Onipanu SP Magdalene Adeniji received a complaint from the deceased's husband and detailed detectives to track the operator of the maternity centre who was on the run at the time.
Their efforts yielded positive result when the suspect was arrested on October 24. He admitted that he carried out abortion on the woman who was brought by Odebunmi and that in the process she died.
"He confessed that he was not a trained medical doctor that he learnt the practice off the street. He also admitted to have dumped the woman's body near her house out of fear.
"The corpse has been deposited at the General Hospital Mortuary in Ota for autopsy. The Commissioner of Police Bashir Makama has ordered the transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for proper action.
"The CP also appealed to the public to always patronise qualified health providers whenever the need arises instead of seeking medical assistance from quack."Oyeyemi said