Infamous 'Dr Lani' arrested at hospital

JOHANNESBURG - The infamous so-called doctor, Matthew Lani, has been arrested.

He was caught as he entered the Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg last night, wearing a stethoscope.

The Gauteng Health department says he tried to escape after he was apprehended by security personnel.

Gauteng Health lay criminal complaint against 'Dr Lani'

In a video circulating on social media, Lani is seen admitting to his actions and asking for forgiveness.

He has been offering medical advice and products on TikTok, claiming to have a medical Degree from Wits.

The university denied this, and the Health Professions Council of South Africa said Lani was not on its database.


Despite all this, he continued to post his videos.

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