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N/R: Man who posed as heart surgeon arrested

Mutala Mohammed, a resident of Tamale in the Northern Region, has been arrested by the police for posing as a specialist heart surgeon.

Mutala was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Tuesday, April 9 after a victim reported him to the police for allegedly swindling her of GH¢12,000, a police report signed by the Public Relations Officer Mohammed Yussif Tanko said.

The report also indicated that Mutala Mohammed became acquainted with the lady after introducing himself to the lady as a specialist who worked at the Tamale Teaching Hospital in 2018 under the pretense of securing her a job.

“According to the complainant, she met suspect somewhere in 2018 at the Tamale Teaching Hospital dressed in a white laboratory shirt and introduced himself to complainant as a medical doctor at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

“In November same year suspect allegedly told complainants that he could assist her gain employment at the Ghana Revenue Authority and took twelve thousand Ghana cedis to facilitate the process,” the report added.

A search conducted in the suspect’s room following his arrest revealed documents such as employment certificate letters, hospital scan reports bearing several names including that of complainant.

The suspect is said to be in police custody assisting in investigations.

By Zubaida Ismail||Ghana

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