Man arrested for impersonating as a Doctor at Mbarara Hospital

By APN Reporter

Security have arrested and detained a man who was posing as a doctor at Mbarara referral hospital.

Halson Kagure the Mbarara Referral Hospital Public Relations Officer confirmed the incident which occured in the morning.

Kagure said that the suspect has been identified as Joshua Mugabe, the proprietor of Hosmat Medical clinic in Nyakyera Ntungamo district.

Kagure added that the suspect came with own patient and attempted to steal a monitor from the emergency ward. 

The public relations officer said that it’s illegal for another health from outside to overtake the responsibility of the staffs in the hospital where a patient has been referred too.

Kagure added that over the past they have had series of people decoying patients in the name of Mbarara RRH. 

The suspect has been handled over to police pending for further inquiries

Rwizi regional police spokesperson Samson Kasasira says that the matter is being investigated.