Former KNH employee found guilty of stealing drugs worth 15,000.

A former Kenyatta National Hospital employee was on Friday found guilty of stealing medical drugs from the Hospital valued at Sh 15,000.

In her judgment, Milimani Chief Magistrate Susan Shitubi ruled that the evidence provided in court by the prosecution demonstrated that the accused person obtained the medical goods through employment.

According to the prosecution, Magdaline Wambui Nganga, on December 2, 2021, at Kenyatta National Hospital in Upper Hill within Nairobi County, stole seven packets of Nepilet Nebivolon 5mg drugs, two packets of Atacand Candesartan 8mg drugs, 2 packets of AIRTAL 100mg drugs, two packets of Sildenafil 25g and one packet of Lamontrigine Lamictal 100mg all valued at Ksh15,156 the property of Kenyatta National Hospital.

The court also heard that security personnel discovered the accused carrying the pills as she was leaving the hospital.

The matter is scheduled for mitigation and sentencing on May 28.

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