Missing notes mean case is postponed against doctor arrested during transit in United Arab EmiratesBMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7908 (Published 20 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7908
- Sophie Arie
The hopes of freedom for Cyril Karabus, a South African paediatric haematologist accused of the manslaughter of a patient he treated in the United Arab Emirates 10 years ago, were dashed again on 20 November when a court postponed a hearing because of missing evidence.
Karabus, who is 77 years old and semi-retired, was detained as he travelled through the UAE in August and learnt that he had been convicted in his absence in 2003 for the death of a 3 year old girl who died from leukaemia while in his care.1 He is accused of failing to administer a crucial blood transfusion to the patient he treated while on …
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