Two health workers including a medical doctor arrested for stealing medical equipment
KATHMU, June 10: Police on Wednesday arrested two people together with a medical physician for his or her alleged involvement in stealing well being tools from the Lagankhel-based Patan Hospital.
A staff of police from the Metropolitan Police Range Office, Lalitpur detained Prabin Mishra, 36, of Sarlahi, Ramesh Kumar Sharma, 20, of Mahottari district in reference to the theft. “The arrested are employed at B B polyclinic in Bardibas. Mishra is a health care provider, whereas Sharma is a well being employee,” Senior Superintendent of Police Tek Prasad Rai, who’s the chief of Lalitpur Police, instructed Republica Online.
SSP Rai mentioned the arrested are beneath police custody for investigation into the case.
“The arrested are accused of stealing a conveyable ultrasound machine. The machine was stolen from the hospital on May 30. Police arrested the accused with the assistance of CCTV footage acquired from the hospital,” he mentioned.
“The arrested had entered the ultrasound room claiming the safety guards that they’re there to restore technical faults seen within the machine,” mentioned Rai, including that the police have already recovered the stolen transportable ultrasound machine from the arrested individuals.
In the meantime, the Lalitpur District Court has already remed the arrested into 5 days in custody, permitting police to research the case.
Police had arrested each of them from New Baneshwor in Kathmu at round 11:30 am Wednesday, mentioned SSP Rai.