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THREE (03) MEDICAL STORES WORKERS PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO STEALING MEDICINES

Three workers at Medical Stores have pleaded NOT GUILTY in the Lusaka Magistrate Court, to charges of stealing medicines and other medical products.The suspects include a Police Officer, KENNETH CHIKWANDA, aged 59, VINCENT CHIBALE, aged 41, a Pharmacy Technologist and PRTIPHER PHIRI, aged 47, a driver.

The accused allegedly forged a delivery note, dated November 17, 2020, purporting to show that it was genuinely issued by Medical Stores, when in fact not.It is further alleged that between November 20, 2020 and January 1, 2019, they stole Amiloride Hel, Hydrochlorothiazide, Nifedipine Retard tablets, among other drugs, and latex gloves, all valued at over two hundred thousand kwacha.

Source: ZNBC

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