Nurse Arraigned In Court For Using Name Of ICU Patient To Steal Drugs Worth Ksh81K (N295k)

Nurse arraigned in court for using name of ICU patient to steal drugs worth Ksh81K (N295k)

Joseph Onyango Joel Migundo, a 53-year-old nurse at Kenyatta Nationwide Hospital (KNH) has been arraigned in courtroom after being caught utilizing the identify of a affected person in coma to steal medication on the hospital for 3 months.


Migundo who was arraigned earlier than Milimani Legislation Courts, was accused of committing the crime on numerous dates between October 2, 2021, and December 9, 2021, on the hospital.


The nurse allegedly stole 12 bottles of Human Albumin Resolution all valued at Ksh 81,600 (N295k).


He’s additionally dealing with another cost of dealing with stolen property, after being present in possession of 4 bottles of the mentioned medicine on December 9, 2021, throughout an ambush that was carried out by the hospital’s workers.


Court paperwork seen by K24 Digital revealed that safety personnel at KNH obtained intelligence from an insider that the nurse was stealing medicine from the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU). 


An “ambush” laid, established that the accused was including a particular drug to a prescription of a affected person who’s in a coma on the hospital. 


The police report learn; 


“When the medicines are dispatched from the pharmacy, the accused stole them since they weren’t prescribed to the affected person as per the remedy sheet.”


The nurse nevertheless pleaded not responsible earlier than Nairobi Senior Principal Justice of the Peace Bernard Ochoi, and was launched on a money bail of Ksh50,000.





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