Dele Ogbodo in Abuja
The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mustafa Mohammed, monday interrogated a 47-year-old consultant gyneacologist, Dr. Kalu Nwachukwu, suspected to have demanded sex from female patients before treatment.
Briefing the media in Abuja, Mohammed also said the command had arrested more than 41 suspected kidnappers and car snatchers apprehend by the police following tip off from the public.
According to him, Isah Aliu, Labaran Abubakar and Abdullahi Ishaq, were suspected to be a syndicate that specialised in kidnapping and armed robbery.
He said the command had successfully cracked and arrested some of them, while other members of the syndicate are still at large, adding that among those arrested was a notorious car snatcher and leader of the gang who recruited the hoodlums and supplied them arms and ammunition to carry-out operations for him.
On the arrest of the gynecologist, the CP said: “Acting on report of the alleged unethical conduct of one Dr. Kalu Nwachukwu, a consultant gynecologist, who was reported to have been in the habit of taking undue advantage of his female patients who come to him for treatment police operatives attached to the command swung into action leading to the arrest of the suspect.”
Mohammed said Nwachukwu confessed to have had sexual affairs with some of his female patients who came to him for treatment or consultation in his office and other locations.
According to him, investigations also revealed that the suspect used drugs to induce his victims in order to have intercourse with them, thereby corroborating the allegations against him.
He said: “The FCT police command seizes this medium to advise members of the public to ensure they carryout thorough background check on the credibility of the doctors they intend to engage as their personal or family physician.”
Items recovered from the suspects, according to the CP, included 13 motorcycles, six handsets, television set, and nine wrist-watches.