5 arrested as police raid clinic procuring abortions in Pangani

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Police have arrested five suspects believed to have been illegally procuring abortions at a clinic in Nairobi’s Pangani estate.

The five; Dr. Mwaura Karumbi, Dr. John Marore, Christopher Mwangi, Erick Mwenda and Judith Anyanzwa were arrested on Thursday at Prestige Health Point Medical Centre along Muranga Road by police officers acting on a tip-off.

During the raid, police recovered assorted medical appliances, medical records and assorted drugs suspected to be used in conducting the abortions.

“Also recovered at the scene was a blue bin with decomposing foetuses numbering about 10,” reads a police report on the incident.

According to police, a patient identified as Judith Jerop was found admitted in the clinic’s ward while appearing weak.

All the foetuses found at the clinic were taken to City mortuary.