- A Ghanaian nurse is in the grips of police for sexually assaulting with a patient
- The patient who is a foreign national was on admission and being treated for malaria
Ernest Green, a 28-year-old nurse at the Damongo Government Hospital in the West Gonja District, has found himself on the wrong side of the law after he was arrested for forcefully having his way with one of the hospital’s patients.
According to a report sighted on Mynewsgh.com, the nurse who is currently in police custody was picked up after the victim, a 24-year-old Italian, reported him to the police.
According to the victim who was being treated for malaria at the health facility, the incident reportedly took place at about 4am on Friday April 6.
She told the police that she was rushed to the 11:50 pm on April 5 when after showing symptoms of malaria.
The victim revealed that the suspect approached her and recommended the hospital’s private ward to her which she gladly accepted.
Recounting the issue that led to the assault, the victim said at dawn on April 6, she went to use the washroom but upon her return, found it difficult to get back unto her bed.
It was then that Ernest Green offered his assistance helped her back unto the bed and succeeded in having his way with her after fondling sensitive parts of her body.
The victim, according to reports, was too weak to resist or fight off Ernest Green due to her health condition.
ASP Yussif Tanko, the Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer in Damango confirmed the news of Mr. Green’s arrest after the report had been lodged by the foreign national who was on admission at the hospital.
The Damango Police have launched an investigation into the matter to ascertain the truth behind the incident.
The suspect has however been transferred to the Regional Criminal Investigations Department in Tamale for further investigations.
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