Police detectives in Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South local government area of Delta State have arrested a fake doctor and two others for allegedly administering a concoction capable of causing abortion on a 23 year old girl which eventually resulted in her death.
A relation of the victim, Jude Chinakwe, told Leadership Sunday that the sister, Onyinye Chinakwe, was administered a native medicine by the suspects with a view to ensuring she terminates her pregnancy, adding that after administering the substance, the sister became unconscious and was rushed to Ogwashi-Uku general hospital where she died as a result of complications.
The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Famous Ajieh, while reacting to the issue confirmed that the death of the victim was informed by the native concoction, adding that the suspect including a 35 year old fake doctor are currently helping the police for further investigation.
He said that upon interrogation, the accused made confessional statement of administering a concoction aimed at terminating her pregnancy which resulted in her death.
He disclosed that efforts are being made to arrest some persons who were allegedly said to have masterminded and played major roles in the crime.