One Ousman Bah, a midwife nurse working at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul has been arrested by police in the North Bank Region (NBR) after he had helped his colleague abort her pregnancy – who died in the course.

The deceased, Isatou Gassama, a CHN nurse was reported to have died while doing the abortion, The Point has been informed.

Mr. Bah is currently detained in one of the police stations in the NBR as investigation into the matter deepens.

The incident occurred on the Jan. 6, at Pakau Njougu village in the Upper Nuimi District. It is not clear whether the accused has injected or gave her tablets to drink.

Meanwhile, efforts to reach the police commissioner in the NBR have proven futile.

Source: The Point Newspaper