The Police Command in Plateau State has arrested two other medical doctors in connection with the alleged harvest of vital human organs by one Noah Kekere, a suspected quack doctor.
WikkiTimes had reported that Dr Noah Kerekere, a private medical practitioner in Jos, the state capital, was arrested for allegedly removing the right kidney of Mrs Kehinde Kamal in Jos was arrested by the police, he turned mad a few days later.
A businessman, Alhaji Kamal, accused Kahinde of removing one of his wife’s kidneys during surgery in 2018.
Kamal said that his wife, who had been suffering from chronic stomach pain for five years, was rushed to Kekere’s clinic located in the Nasarawa Gwom Community of Jos North Local Government Area.
According to him, Kekere carried out a medical diagnosis on his wife and concluded that she had ruptured appendicitis and needed urgent surgery, so the operation was carried out.
The Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), had dissociated itself from Kekere, insisting that investigations had revealed that he was not a medical doctor.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday DSP Alabo Alfred, the state’s command Police Spokesman, disclosed that two more suspects, alongside Kekere, were currently in Police custody and were being investigated.
Alabo, who did not disclose the identity of the two suspects, added that the Commissioner of Police in the state would soon constitute a high-powered committee of medical experts, to extensively investigate and examine the woman who claimed Kekere removed one of her vital organs during a surgery.
The PPRO said that the move would enable the command to ascertain if the vital organ of the victim was tampered with. “We have arrested two additional suspects who actually conducted the surgery on the said woman.
“We are in touch with the Ministry of Health in the state and the NMA, to give us some professionals that will assist us in our investigation. The Commissioner of Police will constitute a committee of seasoned medical experts to look into this allegation with a view to getting to the root of the matter,” Alabo said
He explained that investigation so far had revealed that Kekere was not a trained medical doctor as he had been parading himself.