47-year-old Abuja based gynaecologist, Dr Kalu Nwachukwu has been remanded in prison for allegedly drugging and having sexual intercourse with his female patients.
According to the police, they disclosed that the doctor is in the habit of taking undue advantage of his female patients who come to him for treatment to sexually abuse them. Nwachuckwu confessed to have had sexual affairs with some of his female patients.” They added he confessed the patients were those who came “for treatment or consultation in his office and other locations.”
The FCT police spokesman Manzah Anjuguri, further added that the doctor have used drugs to induce the women in order to have intercourse with them and warned the public to ensure they carry out thorough background check on the credibility of doctors they engages as personal or family physician.
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According to Daily Trust, a source revealed that Nwachukwu’s trouble started among families he helped conceive at his Life Point Medical Centre, Utako Abuja as suspicions arose after a child was born to one of the female patients went through a test that showed the child was not fathered by the patient’s husband.
Nwachukwu is not known to have any complaint of unethical conduct against him at the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. His gynaecologist colleagues question his being detained since early August.
“This is all just to taint his image and the medical professional,” a fellow gynaecologist said in Nwachukwu’s defense.