Man attacks medical workers, stabs nurse over son’s death


An aggrieved father has attacked medical workers (Nurse) at the Sapele Central Hospital, Delta State, over the death of his child at the medical facility.

The man went berserk minutes after medical workers broke the news of the death of his one-year-six-month-old child to him.

The man, whose identity could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report, was alleged to have accused the doctors and nurses on duty of complicity in the child’s death and vowed that “one of them must die with his son.”

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The incident happened on Wednesday around 4pm.

According to a source, the bereaved father attempted to stab a nurse in the throat, but missed.

The suspect was also alleged to have chased one of the doctors in an attempt to stab him, but the latter escaped.

Sources said the baby was brought in with a bad health condition. The accident and emergency unit resuscitated and admitted him to the children ward.