A quack doctor, Mr. Victor Chukwuemeka Ogbonna has been arrested in Enugu for the death of his seven-year-old patient who died during blood transfusion. Mr. Victor Chukwuemeka Ogbonna, a medical laboratory operator, hails from Agulese Ugwueme Autonomous Community in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State.
He is the owner of New Life Laboratory at Mgbowo in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State where the child met her untimely death. Trouble started when Mrs Ngozika Emeka took her sick seven years old daughter, Miss Joy Emeka who hails from Amata Mgbowo to New Life Laboratory to run a test.
After the test, the laboratory man, Mr. Ogbonna decided to carry out blood transfusion on the child which led to her death. The child was confirmed dead on getting to Zion Hospital Mgbowo.
Reports say that Mr. Chukwuemeka, a Medical Laboratory Scientist converted his Lab into a mini clinic where he has been indulging in the practice of treating patients without a medical license to administer drugs or carry out any medical procedure on a patient.
He was arrested on Friday by the Awgu Police Division. Enugu Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), DSP Daniel Ndukwe, who confirmed the incident and arrest of the Laboratory owner said that Investigation on the matter has commenced.