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General News of Saturday, 22 June 2019

Source: Graphic.com.gh

Gospel artiste, Brother Sammy, arrested over HIV/AIDS cure

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) with the assistance of the Ashanti Regional Police has effected the arrest of gospel artiste, Brother Sammy, following claims of a product that cures HIV/AIDS.

A statement issued Saturday and signed by the Chief Executive Officer of the FDA, Delese Darko, said Brother Sammy in a series of videos circulating on social media also claimed that the said product could also cure other chronic diseases.

According to the statement, the Authority has not approved the said product being circulated by Brother Sammy.

Consequently, he has been arrested to assist in investigations over the said claim.

“The FDA wishes to inform the general public that it has not registered any product for the cure of HIV/AIDS neither has any approval been given to the said artiste for the production and sale at any FDA regulated product,” the statement said.