The Police Command in Adamawa has arrested a medical doctor, Hassan Yakubu, who allegedly removed the kidney of a patient under his care.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Yakubu, who works in a private clinic in the state capital, Yola, is accused of removing the kidney of 23 year old Isah Hamma. The patient is now receiving medical attention at the Yola Federal Medical Centre.
The Adamawa Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the arrest to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Yola, said the doctor has been picked by the police.
“We have arrested him. He is now in our custody,” Abubakar said.
Abubakar also confirmed the arrest of a man from Zamfara who came to Yola with 40 children.
Abubakar said the man claimed that he came with the children with the consent of their parents to assist him in his firewood business.
Abubakar said investigation was on-going.