SIX KNH EMPLOYEES DENY STEALING CANCER DRUGS WORTH SH4.6 MILLION.

0
1121
Kenyatta National Hospital employees Emily Nyambura Kagochi, Philip Odhiambo Owino, Mary Mumo Wanjiru, Yvonne Muthoni Mbuthia, Rose Jepkogei Chepkok and Maureen Adingo Anyor before Milimani Chief Magistrate Court.

BY NT CORRESPONDENT.

Six employees of Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) have been charged with stealing cancer drugs worth over Sh4 million.

The accused persons work at the facility’s Prime Care Center pharmacy, a department within KNH and the assortment of drugs allegedly came into their possession by virtue of their employment.

The six are Emily Nyambura Kagochi, Philip Odhiambo Owino, Mary Mumo Wanjiru, Yvonne Muthoni Mbuthia, Rose Jepkogei Chepkok and Maureen Adingo Anyor.

They appeared before Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo and denied several charges of conspiracy to steal the drugs.

The court heard that they conspired to commit the offence between April 5 and May 24, 2022 jointly with others not before court. In total, the employees allegedly stole drugs worth Sh4,675,147.

Kagochi, Owino, Mbuthia and Chepkok were separately charged with stealing cancer drugs valued at Sh3,665,147.6 which got to their possession by virtue of their employment at the hospital.

It is alleged that they committed the offence on April 5, 2022 at the KNH pharmacy.

The court granted them a bond of Sh1 million each or an alternative cash bail of Sh500,000 to secure their release.

SHARE
Previous articleKCB GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW CEO IN CHANGES.
Next articleDPP DISMISSES DCI’S CLAIMS ON TERRORISM GUIDELINES.
Nairobi Times, Your Story, Our Story. www.nairobitimez.co.ke is a prime product of Sovereign Media Network, a company registered and incorporated in Kenya under the Companies Act of 2015. Nairobi Times owes its existence to apposite journalism of truth, accuracy, objectivity and balanced presentation of stories in a credible and honest way. Nairobi Times practices real journalism of the real story, told in a real way by a real journalist. contact us via nairobitimeznews@gmail.com ©NairobiTimez.co.ke.

LEAVE A REPLY