Police quiz Korle-bu doctor for ‘attempting to poison colleague with HIV blood’


A doctor who works in Ghana’s Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has reported his colleague to the police for allegedly plotting to poison him.

Dr. Nana Essuman Oduro of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital filed a complaint at the Korle Bu District Police Station which has since taken over investigations.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, April 27, when the victim was on a 24-hour duty with six other doctors at the Labour Ward 1, a police report sighted by dailymailgh.com read.

He had told the police that after close of work, he detected his drinking water in a water bottle which he kept in the doctor’s room was laced with a reddish brown substance suspected to be blood.

Samples of the contaminated water was clinically tested and the results returned positive for HIV/AIDs, the report said.

Dr Oduro is accusing one of his colleagues of commiting the act after both had a disagreement while at post.

It is gathered that officials at the hospital will be contacted for further investigations.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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