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By correspondent,muranga,17th July 2018-Three employees of Murang’a Level Five Hospital have been charged with stealing HIV test kits valued at Sh3 million.
The three Ms Sophia Kinya Nteere, Mr William Muhara Wambugu and Mr James Wairiuko Kamindo were charged with stealing 32,400 kits entrusted under their care as the staff of the facility.
The three are alleged to have stolen the kits worth Sh3,078,000 between May 16 and July 13 this year.
The suspects, who appeared before the Muranga Principal Magistrate Antony Mwichigi and , denied the charges.
They were released on a cash bail of Sh200,000 or bond of Sh1 million each.
The suspects were among eight people who recorded statements at Directorate of Criminal Investigations offices in Murang’a after the theft was detected on Friday, July 13.
The case will continue on Thursday, August 2.