A serious incident has occurred in the German city of Essen, where a doctor is suspected of injecting two patients affected with COVID-19, a lethal injection.

According to police, the 44-year-old doctor who worked at Essen Hospital is accused of killing two men aged 47 and 50, who were in intensive care due to Covid-19.

Meanwhile, according to foreign media, the arrested doctor had informed the relatives of the patients before injecting them with the deadly substance.

On the other hand the German hospital has announced that the doctor has been suspended from work and is assisting the police in connection with their investigations.