Dr. Bedah Ssenkwale, a surgeon at Itojo district hospital is in trouble for alleged theft of government drugs and health equipment.
He was picked up by the State House Health Monitoring Unit team led by Dr. Julian Nabatanzi from his privately owned Family Doctor’s Clinic in Ntungamo along Ntungamo-Kabale Road.
Dr. Nabatanzi said they made an impromptu visit to Family Doctors’ Clinic on a tip off by residents.
Dr Nabatanzi ordered for the temporary closure of the clinic as investigations continue.
Dr. Bedah Ssenkwale declined to speak to the media.
The arrest of Dr. Bedah comes at a time doctors are pushing government to disband the State House Health Monitoring Unit, saying it undermines their profession.