Doctors And Nurses Arrested For Selling Of Babies
The Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) in a joint operation with the Medical and Dental Council(MDC) Ghana have arrested 8 health professionals over baby harvesting and trafficking in Accra.
EOCO and MDC have been undertaking a joint investigation between June and November 2020 following a tip-off from a taxi driver upon a conversation between two women who boarded his taxi.
The Executive Director of Economic and organised Crimes Office(EOCO), COP Frank Adu Poku(Rtd) in an interview with the media said they have been investigating the activities of some medical practitioners, nurses, social welfare officers and other individuals who were suspected to be engaged in the illegal act of baby harvesting and human trafficking
Four nurses, two mothers and one traditional birth attendant have so far been arrested and are on a bail pending further investigation.
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