A fake medical Doctor who has been carrying different medical procedures on unsuspecting persons for several years have been arrested in Kaita town of Katsina State, Daily Trust reports.
Joseph Umaru, aged 38, hails from Ofu local government area of Kogi state but resides at Kwado Quarters in Katsina metropolis.
The spokesman of Katsina police command DSP Gambo Isah said “On 16/04/2018 at about 16:30hrs, based on a tip off, Umaru was apprehended and has confessed to the crime.”
He also mentioned one Rabe Lawal ‘m’ aged 40yrs and one Shehu Halilu ‘m’ aged 37yrs all of Kaita LGA of Katsina state as his accomplices.
Suspect has been parading himself as a medical doctor in Kaita LGA of Katsina state, attending to patients and performingdifferent types of medical procedures including prescription of drugs, injections, taking of blood samples and blood transfusion’ he said.
Items recovered from his possession are Seven different Certificates of Colleges of Health Technology Kankia and Funtua suspected to be forged, different types of surgical equipment and drugs, Several blood samples, syringes and needles as well as hospital receipts and prescription booklets.
Further investigation is being carried out and the suspect will soon be charge to court, he added.