Police arrest nurse and a Muslim cleric over buying and selling of baby placenta in Ilorin

Police arrest nurse and a Muslim cleric over buying and selling of baby placenta in Ilorin

Officers of Kwara state police command are still battling to recover the placenta of a newborn baby allegedly sold to a Muslim cleric in Ilorin for ritual purposes by a Nurse attendant in a private hospital in Ilorin.

At the press time, Vanguard reliably gathered that the Muslim cleric and the nurse attendant in one of the private hospitals in Ilorin, currently being interrogated by the police, were yet to disclose the where about of the placenta.

Vanguard further gathered that the placenta was sold by the nurse attendant to the cleric at the cost of N20,000 for money ritual.

The duo according to Vanguard findings were arrested at their different locations in Ilorin following the report to the police command by the medical officer in charge of the private hospital.

Vanguard gathered that the incident occurred at a private medical hospital located at Oke-Erin area of Ilorin when the father of the newborn baby, one Jimoh Abdulfatah demanded the placenta of his newborn baby from the hospital after delivery and was not given.

Olaniyi Eniolawun.