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Man beats Doctor for responding late to pregnant wife

The Nasarawa State Police Command is currently investigating a case of assault on one Doctor Ejike Nwokwo, who was said to have been mercilessly beaten by one Abdullahi Yusuf for allegedly not responding to his wife who gave birth at the entrance of the hospital.

It was gathered that the drama, which happened on Friday, around 1.00 p.m at Adonai Hospital, Mararaba, in Karu Local Government area of the state, threw the entire area into commotion before the victim was rescued by passers-by.

The state Deputy Police Public Relations Officer (DPPRO), ASP Cornelious Ocholi, confirmed the story on phone, on Sunday

An eyewitness told the Nigerian Tribune that when Abdullahi, took his wife to the hospital, the doctor was attending to another patient in the labour room and when he discovered that it was a pregnant woman trying to give birth, he came out immediately to attend to her.

On sighting the doctor, Abdullahi, who was said to be infuriated, descended on Doctor Nwokwo and inflicted serious injuries on him.

According to the eyewitess, as the doctor came out to receive the pregnant woman, he discovered that she had already delivered at the entrance of the hospital and when he bent down to examine the mother and the new born-baby,Abdullahi started beating him.

The state DPPRO, ASP Ocholi, in a telephone conversation, said the case was reported to Abacha Road police station at Mararaba and investigation was still ongoing to know the true picture of the whole scenerio.

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