Geoffrey Anyac, the in charge Ibuje Health Center III says the incident occurred on Tuesday night when the health facility was not guarded since the security guard was on a sick leave and no patient was admitted at the ward.
in Apac district are investigating circumstances under which unknown
thugs broke into a maternity ward at Ibuje Health Center III and made
off with a number of hospital items.
indicate that the thugs broke into the Health Center on Tuesday night
and stole six hospital beds, two temperature guns, a weighing scale and
other valuable items.
The incident however
comes barely a week after some residents whose identities remain unknown
vandalized the metallic poles that were erected to fence the Health
Geoffrey Anyac, the in charge Ibuje Health
Center III says the incident occurred on Tuesday night when the health
facility was not guarded since the security guard was on a sick leave
and no patient was admitted at the ward. He said the health facility
occupies a large area and also lacks security lights.
midwife in charge of the maternity and the guard reported to my office
about the loss of some hospital items this morning. This was associated
to some unknown men who came at night, found the guard away and made
off with some equipment,” he said in an interview.
Panya, the Chairman Health Unit Management Committee of the health
facility told our reporter that they had already started the process of
fencing the said health facility but their efforts was frustrated by
vandalism of the fence and other equipments at the facility.
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Officer in charge Ibuje Police Station, Christopher Ongu confirmed the
incident saying two cases of theft of hospital equipments and malicious
damage have been recorded by police. He said police has already launched
serious investigation into the matter.