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3 suspects arrested for stealing 34 boxes of medicine at Upper East Regional Hospital

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Three suspects, who are all workers at the Upper East Regional Hospital, have been arrested for allegedly stealing 34 boxes of medicine.

The suspects, Raymond Asoke, 36, a driver; Noeyelle Bridget, 33, an Assistant Dispensary officer; and Raheem Fasilat, 48, a storekeeper, were arrested through an intelligence-led operation.

A press release by the police detailed that suspect, Raymond Asoke 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.

Further investigation then led to the arrest of suspect Noeyelle Bridget at the hospital’s pharmacy and suspect Raheem Fasilat at the Regional Hospital, who has admitted to giving the boxes of medicines to Raymond Asoke, the driver.

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

The Police said an investigation is ongoing to identify and arrest any other accomplices as well as establish what the suspects do with the medicines stolen from the hospital.

Source: A1radioonline.com|101.1MHz|Gilbert Azeem Tiroog|Ghana

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