2024-06-13

Clinician arrested for stealing gadgets at KCH

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Polixe in Lilongwe is keeping a clinician from Kamuzu Central Hospital for allegedly stealing electronic devices at the facility including computers, printers, scanners and others.

Spokesperson for Lilongwe Police, Hastings Chigalu identifies the suspect as Alinafe Likagwa who also runs a stationery and photocopying shop at Gologota Trading Center in Area 23.

It is reported that a computer hard drive, monitor and CPU in the Out Patient Department, where the suspect works, went missing one by one in December last year.

Chigalu said : “However, in the first week of January 2023, the suspect, reported to work with KCH already printed documents, a thing that brought suspicion to other workmates,”

He says their investigation, after receiving a complaint, recovered the gadgets from a house of a certain woman (name withheld) where the suspect hid the items.

Likagwa, who hails from Mayani Village, Traditional Authority Tambala in Dedza District, will appear in court to answer a charge of theft by a public servant.

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