The Scania truck registration number UAJ 200X delivered a consignment of drugs to Masindi Hospital from the National Medical Hospital on Friday evening.
The NMS vehicle whose battery was stolen from Masindi hosptal.
truck from the National Medical stores-NMS is grounded at Masindi General
Hospital following the theft of its battery.
The Scania truck registration
number UAJ 200X delivered a consignment of drugs to Masindi Hospital from the
National Medical Hospital on Friday evening.
The driver of the truck who declined to reveal his name told
URN that he parked the vehicle in the hospital premises with the hope that he
would drive back to Kampala on Saturday morning.
He, however, says that he
realised in the morning that his battery was missing after trying several times
to start the truck in vain.
Dr Felix Twinomugisha, the Medical Superintendent of Masindi Hospital confirmed
the theft of the battery from the NMS truck.
Julius Allan Hakiza, the Albertine
Region police spokesperson, says that they have arrested the guard who was on
duty to help police investigations into the theft of the battery.
He, however, declined
to reveal the particulars of the guard for fear of jeopardizing police