A WOMAN has died after a safety guard pretending to be a health care provider carried out surgical procedure on her.

Shameema Begum, 80, died two weeks after former safety guard Muhammad Waheed Butt carried out an operation on her in one in every of Pakistan’s largest hospitals.

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A former safety employee posed as a health care provider and carried out surgical procedure on an aged lady[/caption]

Her household advised Geo TV that they took Begum to Mayo hospital in Lahore on Might 17 for surgical procedure to deal with a again wound.

They declare Butt then approached them impersonating a health care provider and provided to assist them – they usually paid him for the surgical procedure and two dwelling visits to redress the wound.

Nevertheless the wound worsened and began bleeding profusely, main the household to lift the alarm.

And terrifyingly, when the household returned to the hospital they had been advised that no physician by that title was employed there.

Nevertheless they quickly came upon that Butt had previously been employed as a safety guard.

A spokesperson for Mayo hospital advised AFP information company: “We are able to’t sustain with what each physician and what everyone seems to be doing always. It’s a big hospital.”

They added that it was nonetheless unclear what kind of surgical procedure was carried out within the hospital’s working theatre.

The hospital’s medical superintendent, Dr Iftikhar stated that they’d assisted the police in finding Butt and he has now been arrested.


It was additionally revealed that one other hospital worker had been suspended for helping within the operation theatre.

However Lahore police imagine this isn’t the primary time Butt has been an imposter.

Police spokesperson Ali Safdar stated: “Butt had posed as a health care provider and made dwelling visits to different sufferers previously additionally.”