'Heart surgeon' in police grips over GH¢12,000 job scam

'Heart surgeon' in police grips over GH¢12,000 job scam

- A 35-year-old self-styled doctor is in the grips of Tamale Police over a job scam

- He took GH¢12,000 from the victim under the pretext of securing her a job

A 35-year-old self-proclaiming heart surgeon who allegedly swindled a lady of an amount of GH¢12,000 under the pretext of securing her a job is in the grips of the police in the Northern Region.

The suspect, Mutala Mohammed, is purported to have collected GH¢12, 000 from the victim under the pretext of getting her a job at the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).

This is after he (suspect) had introduced himself to the victim, who is also the complainant as a medical doctor working at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

Police grab 'doctor' over GH¢12,000 scam

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The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Northern Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mohammed Yusif Tanko, made this known.

He said in 2018, the victim met Mohammed at the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) dressed in a white laboratory coat and introduced himself to the complainant as a medical doctor working at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

In November 2018, Mohammed allegedly told the complaint that he could assist her gain employment at the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and took GH¢12,000 to facilitate the process but could not do so.

When arrested, a search conducted in the suspect's room revealed documents such as employment certificate letters, hospital scan reports bearing names including that of the complainant.

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