SAVE LIVES FIRST BEFORE ASKING FOR POLICE REPORT – IGP TELLS HOSPITALS

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BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has urged doctors to treat victims of gunshot wounds before asking for police report.

Mr. Adamu stated this while appearing as a guest on channels television’s newsnight programme.

The Nigeria police force  have in recent times warned hospitals and doctors to desist from rejecting gunshot victims, saying such an act constitutes an obvious violation of existing law.

According to the Nigeria police force, doctors who reject these victims are criminally liable on account of the provision of the compulsory treatment and care of victims of gunshot act, 2017.

SOURCE-CHANNELS

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