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Suspected armed robbers attack Hospital , take three recently conceived children, assets in Cross River



Suspected outfitted thieves numbering about

ten on Sunday attacked the University of

Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) and stole

three recently conceived infants and additionally

properties worth a great many naira.

According to Dialy Post , the episode

happened at pediatric unit of the Hospital

on Sunday night when the speculated thieves

attacked the place, beat up medical caretakers, pregnant

ladies, nursing moms and stole cash,

handsets and at least three recently

conveyed babies.

Wellbeing laborers and patients who talked with

newsmen, said the equipped burglars arrived

the healing center without covers.

“The burglars, who wielded their weapons,

had free access into the maternity area

with no opposition and promptly

started to go from one bed to bed picking


An onlooker who argued obscurity said

“The episode, which happened late Sunday

night was a recurrent event at the equivalent

doctor’s facility where various children were

answered to have been stolen”.

At the point when our journalist visited the healing facility

on Monday morning, numerous medical attendants and other

wellbeing laborers were seen examining the

episode in low tone.

They denounced the uplifted weakness in

the rambling and broken down healing facility

which they said for a while now all

the security firms and ordinary policemen

have pulled back their administrations over non-

installment by the administration of the


One of the medical attendants who was supporting the

influenced nursing moms who were wailing

wildly over the taking of their

babies, argued not to be named and stated,

“Recently night a few furnished looters had

access into this (pediatric) unit.

“They accompanied weapons and matchetes. They

whip my partners and nursing moms.

They removed a few infants, handsets and

cash and in addition other individual resources

from the patients and nursing moms.

“The security in this healing facility has been extremely

permeable. Lives of patients, medical attendants and specialists

are in danger. There is no place in this clinic

that is sheltered. .

“Guests are never again been controlled,

individuals troop into the wards without check.

Numerous guests including cheats come into

healing center for the sake of being patients’

relatives “, she said.

As per her, as of late healing center

properties have been stolen again and

once more. Power circulation is a major issue in

the healing center since diesel and generator

parts are stolen much of the time by the laborers

also, equipped burglars.

One of the nursing moms, who gave her

name as Mrs Helen Eteng, said the activity

gone on for around twenty minutes, and that

they were compelled to rests and close their


According to Daily Post the Chief

Restorative Director of UCTH, Prof Thomas Agan

on Monday on telephone, stated, “You individuals

continuously come to hear negative stories, the

entire of a week ago, we facilitated the biggest

number of gynecologists in this healing center, no

writers in the state came”

When he was reminded that he didn’t

welcome any writer to the occasion, he

yelled, “Who welcomed you to cover this, did

I welcome you to come and prattle” he raged

what’s more, stated, “I don’t recognize what you individuals are

discussing, someone called prior, I am

not mindful of what you are discussing,” he


In the interim, Cross River State Commissioner

of Police, Operation, Mr Madaki mourned

that the healing center has not detailed any

occurrence of that nature to the police.

“No such report has been made to the

police, up till this minute (4pm) Monday, I

am addressing you, no report has been

made to us,” he expressed.

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