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Two arrested over drug theft

Man Jose Kayima

Police in Ayivu West Division of Arua City have arrested two people over the theft of drugs at Adumi health center four.

Mrs. Antoniata Nyakuru a midwife at the health center and Mrs. Judith Atako are the two suspects under custody.

The development was confirmed on Tuesday by the Police Spokesperson of West Nile Josephine Angucia

She said that the team of police rushed to scene arrested the two suspects along with two bags containing assortments of government drugs including 25 boxes of atesonate injection drugs, one box of coartem for children, 300 pieces of amoxicillin, capsules, 214syringes and 161 pieces of surgical gloves, all valued at approximately one million shilling Ugandan shillings.

In October this year, surgical equipments were stolen at the same health center before Police recovered them.

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