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Kayunga Regional Referral Hospital Staff Arrested Over Theft Of Equipment

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Kayunga Regional Referral Hospital has suffered a setback following the theft of some of its newly procured medical equipment that is worth Shs400m.

According to Ms Hellen Butoto, the Ssezibwa regional police spokesperson, some of the stolen equipment was recovered in Lugazi, Buikwe District as it was being transported in a minibus to an unknown destination.

Ms Butoto revealed that a biomedical engineer attached to the hospital and three others who were in the vehicle that was ferrying the equipment at the time of interception have been arrested and returned to Kayunga Central Police Station with the exhibits.

Kayunga District Chairperson, Mr Andrew Muwonge, asked police to thoroughly investigate the matter and prosecute whoever is involved in the theft of the equipment.