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Family petitions police over removal of dead child’s organs in Delta hospital

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The household of Mr. Promise John has petitioned the Police Command in Delta over the removal of their late child’s organs in a hospital in Asaba.

The alleged act occurred on October 10 after a new child male youngster admitted on the El-Comfort Hospital was confirmed dead.

John instructed reporters that the newborn was taken there on September 29 however died after 11 days in the intensive care unit, the place he was positioned on oxygen.

He stated after they obtained to the well being centre to hold the corpse, the eyes, the ear and elements of the face had been eliminated.

“We reported the matter to the police, but with the way the police was going about the case, it seemed they were trying to deny us justice.”

The father stated the matter was now in court docket, however the police solely charged the nurses on responsibility with out becoming a member of the hospital.

John, who desires the administration charged as effectively, added that the nurses had been launched on bail.

Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed that the matter is ongoing in court docket.

“The nurses on duty were arrested and had been charged to court, so there is no point joining the hospital”, NAN quoted him saying.

Family petitions police over removal of dead child’s organs in Delta hospital

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Author: Wale Odunsi

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