SALIMA – The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has nabbed five people for defrauding Salima District Hospital K35.5 million through the payroll.
The five suspects have been named as; Blandina Tamala Chiwaya, Limbani Mateyu, Chisomo Tumeo, Ahmed Elias Kazembe and Jane Msuku Mwalabu.
Through a statement released by the bureaus’ publicist Egritta Ndala, it is alleged that Kazembe while in his capacity the hospital’s clerk and another human resources officer connived to maintain names of employees who resigned on the government payroll.
Investigations by the bureau established that Chiwaya, who worked as a nurse at Salima District Hospital from 2014-2016 continued receiving salary up to 2017, Mateyu, who worked as a medical assistant from 2007-2018 received salary up to 2019.
Tumeo, who worked as a technician from 2011-2018 received salary up to 2019, Mwalabu worked as a nurse from 2011 to 2017 but continued to receive salary.
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