Doctors forget towel in patient’s stomach after operation; Read what happens after

02 Aug

Two doctors of a private hospital
forgot a towel in a patients abdomen
– The negligence resulted in the death
of the patiwnts
– The doctors have been arrested and
Two medical doctors are expected to face
the full wrath of the law after they forgot
a towel in the stomach of a patient after a
surgical operation leading to death
PM News reports that Dr Taiwo Shogunle
and Dr. Adeleke Olusegun worked at St.
Raphael Divine Mercy Specialist Hospital
at Ijede, Ikorodu in Lagos where they
carried out the operation on one Omojola
An investigation by operatives of the
Zone 2 Command in the Onikan area of
Lagos which was headed by Inspector
Monday Omoigui led to the arrest of the
They were arraigned before an Igbosere
magistrates’ court on a one count charge
of murder.
Supol Eshiet Eshiet who is the police
prosecutor told the court that the doctors
in an act of negligence killed Bamgboye
after forgetting a towel in his abdomen.
He quoted that the offence is punishable
under section 222(2) of the Criminal Law
of Lagos State, 2011.
The doctors however denied the
allegation and were granted bail in the
sum of N500,000 each with two sureties
each in like sum by the presiding
magistrate, A.T. Omoyele.
The magistrate advised the prosecutor to
duplicate the case file and forward it to
the office of the directorate of public
prosecution for advice.
The case was adjourned till September 9.

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