An alleged fake medical doctor, Jonathan Sidi-Ibrahim, has been arrested by Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps in Nasarawa State for allegedly infecting a six-year-old boy with HIV.
The incident reportedly took place in Iwashi, Dogo of Sarkin Dawaki ward in the Doma Local Government Area of the state.
The commandant of the NSCDC, Mr. Lawal Bashir-Kano, who confirmed the incident to Northern City News on Thursday, said the suspect had been operating an illegal clinic since 2015.
He said, “The suspect was arrested for operating an unregistered, illegal clinic known as Abrason Destiny Clinic.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect, in 2015, transfused unscreened and infected blood into an unsuspecting patient and in the process caused the patient to be infected with HIV.”