Fiji Time: 10:42 PM on Thursday 25 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Cops investigate doctor over alleged abortion gone wrong

Tevita Vuibau
Saturday, April 26, 2014

POLICE say they are still waiting for a doctor's reports in the case of a 35-year-old woman who was admitted at CWM Hospital after an alleged procedure for the termination of her pregnancy.

The Health Ministry has declined to comment on the issue while police investigations are continuing.

The woman had to be admitted at CWM Hospital after developing complications from the alleged procedure at the doctor's medical centre on Tuesday.

"The matter was reported by medical authorities after the victim underwent surgery," said police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro.

"Initial reports state the victim was referred to the said doctor following a scan conducted by another doctor, which had stated the victim had allegedly lost her baby."

Ms Naisoro said details regarding the outcome of the scan results were still being looked into at this stage.

"The victim and her husband had paid the doctor to conduct the surgery. When she returned the next day, she was informed that she had developed some complications and had to be referred to the CWMH," Ms Naisoro said.

She said the victim was still admitted and in a satisfactory condition.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65220.6332
JPY 54.851351.8513
GBP 0.37360.3656
EUR 0.43350.4215
NZD 0.69610.6631
AUD 0.65080.6258
USD 0.48840.4714

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 25th, May, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. No to village bylaw
  2. Dipti's bold decision
  3. Florist turns rags to riches
  4. Civil service pay structure review
  5. Plans to install chief
  6. Sex crimes rise
  7. BRIEFLY
  8. Waveriders hit Biarritz
  9. Plea for assistance
  10. Climate funds

Top Stories this Week

  1. A-G sounds warning Sunday (21 May)
  2. Man wants house back Wednesday (24 May)
  3. Qoro on Pleass board Monday (22 May)
  4. Work cut out Monday (22 May)
  5. 'Past politicians' did not fix roads Saturday (20 May)
  6. Henry's debt to mum Wednesday (24 May)
  7. Ratu Naiqama set to return as MP Friday (19 May)
  8. Toorak youths distraught over lost jerseys Tuesday (23 May)
  9. Mystery chests, villagers warned Wednesday (24 May)
  10. Pillar of strength Wednesday (24 May)