Quack doctor arrested in Eldoret trying to steal baby
The only 'qualification' he has is an attendance certificate for a seminar on cancer awareness
The suspected quack doctor was arrested at Healthblos Consultants, an outfit he is said to have been passing off as a medical clinic, after he failed to release a baby he helped deliver to its mother.
The victim, Ms Noela Chemutai told Nation that she delivered at the clinic on July 17.
“The doctor said my baby had breathing problems and he would take him to an incubator in one of the hospitals in town. When I asked him why he wanted to take him alone, he told me that I was too weak,” said Ms Chemutai.
During the next three days she tried frantically to get the baby back, but was rebuffed by Mr Oronje who insisted she pays a bill of Sh15,500 first, she said.
The amount was to cater for the delivery cost (Sh3,000), her stay at the hospital (Sh3,000 per day), Sh500 for a taxi among other costs.
Ms Chemutai’s sister Edina Lang’at said she later convinced Mr Oronje to release the baby, pending payment.
On the appointed date she went to Healthblos accompanied by policemen.
He did not have a medical practicing certificate and when taken to task he showed an attendance certificate for a seminar on cancer awareness dated August 2015.
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