Court acquits Dr. Obengfo


An Accra Circuit docket has acquitted Dr. Dominic Kwame Obeng-Andoh, the proprietor of the Hospital, situated at Weija in Accra.

He was charged for staying an unregistered practitioner and working an unlicensed wellness facility.

But the Courtroom on Tuesday in its ruling did not locate him culpable for each the rates proffered by the prosecution.

The choose, Emmanuel Essandoh, in a 100-webpage ruling indicated that there have been inconsistencies in the proof presented by the prosecution witnesses and by that the evidence was discredited and insufficient.

The Healthcare and Dental Council through its plan monitoring in July 2015, been given data that Dr Obeng-Andoh had failed to renew his annual license to practice and to run the non-public facility.

Armed with this information and facts, the Council made a criticism with the police which led to his arrest on December 28, 2016.

Dr. Obeng-Andoh was currently being investigated above the dying of Stacy Offei Darko at his professional medical facility.

In accordance to the mother of the deceased, Nana Akosua Animah, her 37-yr-outdated daughter fell ill and sought health care awareness at the Obengfo Medical center but died after her admission.

In January 2017, the Healthcare and Dental Council closed down Obengfo Clinic for functioning illegally.

That was the next lawful motion the facility faced following the council first revoked Dr. Obeng-Andoh’s licence in 2013 for operating illegally.

Dr. Obeng-Andoh was in December 2016, also arrested in excess of the exact same problem after the Dental and Health-related Council mentioned it experienced been given numerous problems from some persons who patronized the facility.

According to the Council, Dr. Obeng-Andoh endangers the life of his clients hence the move to halt his operations.