3 busted for stealing boxes of medicine at Bolgatanga regional hospital


Three (3) persons have been arrested for stealing some boxes of medicine at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital.

Police source said, the three suspects, Raymond Asoke, Noeyelle Bridget and Raheem Fasilat were arrested through an intelligence operation.

According to the police, suspect Raymond Asoke, a driver at the regional hospital, Bolgatanga was arrested on August 4, 2023 when he was monitored loading boxes of medicines from a certain unmarked house into a saloon car with registration No. GE 1532 -21.

A search in the car led to the retrieval of Twelve (12) boxes of various medicines.

“The search was extended into the house where twenty-two (22) additional boxes containing various kinds of medicines were discovered and retrieved.” They noted.

Further investigation led to the arrest of suspect Noeyelle Bridget, who works in the facility as an assistant dispensary officer at the hospital’s pharmacy and suspect Raheem Fasilat, the regional storekeeper at the regional hospital who has admitted to giving the boxes of medicines to the driver.

All three suspects are currently in custody and will be put before court to face justice.

Meanwhile, investigation is ongoing to identify and arrest any other accomplices as well to establish what the suspects do with the medicines stolen from the hospital.

Source: www.ignewss.com|Ghana

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