A woman is suffering in Ntcheu District Hospital after getting wrong treatment for a toothache from a fake medical personnel.
Hastings Chigalu Ntcheu police station spokesperson identified the fake medic as Sumaili from Agabu Village T/A Ganya in the district and the as Felister Malilo.
Chigalu said that Ntcheu police station is searching for Sumaili who was operating at unregistered clinic at Sharpe Valley Trading Center in the district.
Sumaili gave 6 injections at once to Malilo which were not recommended when she was suffering from a toothache. With all trust, Malilo paid MKW1,400 to Sumaili. Later, Malilo’s legs got swollen and she has been admitted at Ntcheu District Hospital since September this year.
“Operating clinics without proper procedure in villages is putting lives of people in danger,” Chigalu said.
Police has advised people to seek treatment from registered and recommended hospitals and clinics to avoid such incidences.