- A medical doctor in the northern part of Nigeria allegedly cut off an unborn baby’s arm
- The doctor was said to have declared the unborn child dead in the womb
- The procedure was done to save the mother
- On removing the baby, it was alive and healthy
An unknown medical doctor in a northern Nigeria reportedly amputated an unborn baby’s arm in a bid to save the mother. The woman was taken to the hospital by her brother in-law who gave the doctor his consent based on the medical advice they were given.
The ugly incident was brought to the world’s attention through Aishat Alubankudi, a Facebook user. The young woman shared the news of the gruesome act on her social media page.
The doctor informed them that the baby had died in the womb and it was important for them to save the mother’s life instead. On that note, the baby’s arm was amputated.
However, they got the surprise of their life when the baby was removed hale and hearty. Contrary to what the doctor had told them, the baby was alive and seemed fine.
NAIJ.com gathered that Aishat Alubankudi was distraught with the event as she pleaded for the case to be investigated as it does not add up.
There are so many heartbreaking events happening in our society. Watch the NAIJ.com video below to see how this old woman is pleading with the government not to demolish her house: