Medical Doctor Landed In Ibadan Prison Over Alleged Death Of 28-year-old Patient



A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Iyaganku, Ibadan on Thursday, ordered that a medical doctor, Emmanuel Olorunfemi and two others, who allegedly caused the death of a female patient, be remanded in Agodi Correctional Centre, pending legal advice.

The police charged Olorunfemi 51, who works at the Passionate Medical Centre, Mokola, Ibadan, Akinwumi and Ibiwande with conspiracy and culpable homicide.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Sgt. Olusegun Adegboye, alleged that Dr Olorunfemi, Akinwumi and Ibiwande allegedly conspired and caused the death of a 28-year-old patient, Opeyemi Ojo, by carrying out surgery, NAN reports.

Adegboye said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 311 and punishable under sections 319, 324, 451 and 516 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol II, Laws of Oyo State 2000

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Emmanuel Idowu, did not take the plea of Olorunfemi, Oloruntoba Akinwumi, and Oluwayemisi Ibiwande because the court lacked jurisdiction over the matter.

Idowu ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution.

Idowu adjourned the matter untill March 9, for mention.

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