Kanungu Health Worker Arrested Over Theft of Drugs

By Kevin Tuheirwe

Kanungu

Police in Kanungu district is holding the senior nursing officer attached to Kanungu Health centre IV after she was found in possession of government drugs and other supplies.

The suspect is Heph Mutisa Kwesiga, a female adult aged 58 also a midwife at the same Health Center.

It’s alleged that today evening police visited the house of the suspect after they were notified by some people and in search they found various medical equipment and medicine in her premises, which she could not account for.

The Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate has confirmed the incident adding that police is hunting for the suspect’s son, Philemon Kato , who allegedly to have been helping her to steal the items.

Maate warns such health workers who steal government medicines which are meant to help citizens, the case has been registered at Kanungu Central police station under reference number CRB 1088/2017.

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