Five arrested as police raid clinic procuring abortions in Pangani


Five arrested as police raid clinic procuring abortions in Pangani

Police have arrested five suspects believed to have been illegally procuring abortions at a clinic in Nairobi’s Pangani estate.

The five; Dr. Mwaura Karumbi, Dr. John Marore, Christopher Mwangi, Erick Mwenda and Judith Anyanzwa were arrested on Thursday at Prestige Health Point Medical Centre along Muranga Road by police officers acting on a tip off.

During the raid police recovered assorted medical appliances, medical records and assorted drugs suspected to be used in conducting the abortions.

“Also recovered at the scene was a blue bin with decomposing foetuses numbering about 10,” reads a police report on the incident.

According to police, a patient identified as Judith Jerop was found admitted in the clinic’s ward while appearing weak.

All the foetuses found at the clinic were taken to City mortuary.

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