Suspect(quack doctor )claims death of patient was the will of God.
Boastful he is a qualified medical doctor certified by a School of Health Technology.
The police command in Kaduna has arrested one quack doctor known as Aliyu Ya’u for allegedly killing one of his patients during surgery
Ya’u who was paraded at the Command’s headquarters was said to have performed a medical surgery for hernia on a patient (name withheld) who eventually died.
The Command PPRO, DSP Yakubu Sabo said, Ya’u, was arrested for culpable homicide, impersonation and forgery.
According to him, “Ya’u is not a Medical Doctor, but he admits and carries out surgery on unsuspecting patients. He has confessed to carrying out hernia surgery on a patient who died in the process.”
Meanwhile, Ya’u in an interview with newsmen boasted that, he had carried out countless and successful surgeries on patients and it is the will of God for the late patient to die.
According to him, “I am not a fake Doctor. I studied at College of Health Technology, Pambegua, Lere Local Government area of Kaduna State. I operate a clinic in the village and I have carried out uncountable surgeries successfully.
“All the patients I have operated in the past survived and nobody died. If anyone of them had died before, you would have heard. So, this one is just God’s wish.
“The patient came to my clinic and I discovered that he was suffering from hernia. Then, I admitted him and performed the surgery, removed the hernia. Then, when I discovered he was not responding to treatment, I referred him to another hospital, where he later died. That is why I was arrested.” he said.
The rising number of fake doctors in the country is now an epidemic. Just recently a a quack who claims to have performed over 500 surgeries was arrested in Adamawa. Another one was arrested operating an illegal private hospital where he carries out series of in Osun.