Abila Benington Okello, a Dark Room Attendant at Arua Regional Referral Hospital has been charged of embezzlement of the hospital equipment at the Anti Corruption Court and remanded.
Abila is accused of stealing components of the Digital X-ray Machine for screening TB Valued at €15,000, including an HP Laptop, its Canon Software and Samsung Galaxy Phone from the main store of Arua Regional Referral Hospital.
He mortgaged the assets to Furah Link ventures financial limited to acquire a loan of Shs1.2 million.
A red flag was raised to the State House Anti-Corruption Unit when Abila failed to account for the where abouts of the equipment to the management.
On interrogation by the police detectives, he admitted that he had deposited them as security for a loan, and led the police to the financial institution. The assets were recovered and exhibited.