Nurse remanded for causing patient’s death

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A magistrates’ court sitting in Iyaganku area, Ibadan has ordered that a 59-year-old male nurse, Adesoye Aniwura, be remanded for causing the death of a patient in his hospital.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the Magistrate, Mr Emmanuel Idowu, did not take the plea of the suspect for want in jurisdiction.

He directed the police to return the case file to the Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice and adjourned to August 18.

Counsel W. Omoniyi, appeared for the accused while E. O. Ayoola stood in for the complainant.

The prosecutor, Inspector Iyabo Oladoyin, told the court that Aniwura, on May 28, at about 3am at his hospital, caused the death of one Esther Oladepo (24) by carrying out a surgery on her thrice which led to her death.

 

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