Fake doctor aborts 5months pregnancy, lands patient in UCH


The long arm of law has caught up with one Akilapa Johnson,a 26year old fake doctor who procured a life-threatening abortion for a 23 year old lady in his one bedroom apartment.

The suspect  who was paraded by the Oyo State Police on Tuesday at command headquarters in Ibadan was alleged to have lured the victim to abort the five months pregnancy at his private clinic located in a slump area at Sasa area in Ibadan.

It was reported that Barakat, the 23 year old victim developed serious complications shortly after the abortion which landed her at the University College Hospital (UCH) where she is lying in a critical condition.

Police investigation revealed that the fake doctor,an Ordinary Level certificate holder was only trained as a para medic nurse and a first aider.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Leye Oyebade told newsmen that thecommand  had fashioned out new operational strategies to guarantee effective policing in the state.

He said the suspect paraded was alleged to have treated unsuspecting patients who mistook him for a qualified doctor at his one bedroom apartment which serve as his private clinic .

He urged parents especially mothers to  monitor their children’s health and create more time for the girl child.

The suspect who confessed to the crime was paraded with some exhibits such as two pieces of  stethoscope,two pieces of plasta of paris bondage,four pairs of hand glove and injection and syringe.


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