Blood theft at Korle Bu, two busted

Officials of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital have handed over to the police, two persons allegedly involved in an attempt to steal pints of blood on the third floor of the hospital’s surgical department.

The security personnel of the health facility effected the arrest in a unique operation.

According to the management of the hospital, the criminal activities of the duo came to the notice of its security operatives through a tip-off.

As a result, surveillance was established leading to the arrest of the culprits on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at around 2:00 am.

“They [thieves] were arrested on the Surgical third floor when they made the attempt to steal several pints of blood that had been mobilized for various surgical procedures”, the hospital’s administration indicated in a statement.

Meanwhile, the suspects are currently in the custody of the Korle Bu Police for investigations to start.

Full statement below

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