Crime & Investigation

Quack Doctor Netted at Mbarara Hospital

The hospital where Daniel Nzamba was extracting money from patients

Police in Mbarara has arrested a 24 year old man for allegedly impersonating a medical doctor at Mbarara Mission Hospital in Ruharo, story Kamukuzi Mbarara Municipality.

Daniel Nzaramba a resident of Kakoba division in Mbarara municipality, pills who originates from Nakivale cell in Bufumbira South County, Kisoro district was arrested on Thursday evening as he was extracting money from patients promising to treat them at a lower cost.

The director of the hospital Dr. Barham Mugisha said Nzaramba was caught while trying to extract Shs. 300,000 from a patient who he said would be treated with preference.

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Mugisha says this was the third time Nzaramba was seen at the hospital speaking to patients.

In his defense, Nzaramba maintained that he he is a professional lab assistant at Blue Clinic in Mbarara.

Dr. Barham appealed to all patients to avoid paying their bills to random people that show up to them.

The OC-CID Mbarara police station Taban Chiriga confirmed that Mugisha is detained at Mbarara central police station and investigations into the matter are ongoing.


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