TWO FOOD SERVICE AID PERSONEL ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF STEALING GROCERIES MEANT FOR PATIENTS AT LETABA HOSPITAL

Two official working as Food Service Aides at Letaba Hospital have been arrested and charged with theft.

This after they were found in possession of packs of groceries they allegedly stole from the phospital grocery storehouse. The two personnel were arrested this morning while leaving the hospital after knocking off from night shift. It was then that the security personnel at the gate searched the car that the officials were traveling in and found packs of groceries stashed in the boot.

Letaba Hospital

Police were immediately called and arrested the two officials. The MEC congratulated the security officers for the job well done. “Our department is operating from a shoe string budget as it is, we can’t afford to have leakages of resources caused by unethical and I’ll disciplined personnel. We therefore want to commend the security personnel for doing their work without fear or favour,” said MEC.

The MEC says unethical conduct such as theft, fraud or corruption must be met with rage and concomitant action whenever they appear.

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