Blantyre Magistrate Court has sentenced Wongani Akuzike Kandulu, a fake doctor who was arrested at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in October last year to six years Imprisonment with Hard Labour.

The development comes barely a week after the same court slapped another fake doctor John Ben Phiri, posing as Dr. Zizwani Mwafulirwa to six years Imprisonment with Hard Labour on five counts.

Kandulu, a Standard 8 drop out was found guilty in two counts which include impersonating a public officer which is contrary to Section 99(b) of the Penal code.

In his ruling today, Principal resident magistrate Innocent Nebi said Kandulu’s act pose a threat to human life and he deserve a stiffer punishment.

During mitigation stage, Kandulu pleaded for leniency, saying that he is expecting to seat for Primary School Leaving Certificate (PSLC) of education examinations come June 2015 but Nedi rebuffed the plea.

Yesterday, Police in Lilongwe arrested another bogus doctor at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) identified as Rasford Gogoda from Simon Village, Traditional Authority Simon in Neno.

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