The Ghana Medical and Dental Council and the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) have conducted an investigation which has led to the arrest of some doctors and nurses in the illegal act of baby harvesting’ .
The outcome of this investigation has resulted in the arrest of two medical physicians, two social workers, four nurses, two mothers and one traditional birth attendant so far and are on bail pending further investigations.
According to a press release statement, Dr. Hope Mensah Quashie who works with the 37 Military Hospital was arrested at his private clinic with the name Susan Clinic located at Lartebiokorshie, a suburb of Accra. Dr. Hope allegedly sold the first baby boy to the team for an amount of Thirty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC30,000.00) in October, 2020 as revealed by the investigation conducted.
This doctor was arrested with three nurses who worked at his facility. They have been identified as his confederates in the act together with one traditional birh attendant with the name Dede Gifty Anikpi,who referred the mother of the first baby to Susan Clinic.
The investigation is still ongoing to dish out the overall overview of this case.
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