Nairobi governor, has shared a video of three men he says were caught on Tuesday morning ferrying stolen drugs from a government hospital within the country.
In a tweet published, the governor said the suspects were arrested carrying the drugs in a van following a tip-off from a member of the public.
“After a tip off yesterday, these thugs were caught this morning stealing a van full of drugs from one of our facilities,” Sakaja tweeted along side a video showing cartons stacked in a 14seater matatu.
The video shown, features two men who are seen inspecting the consignment, claiming they intercepted the matatu on way to Murang’a.
On the clip, the alleged suspects are sitting on the ground being questioned by police officers.
“These ones will be an example to the others who have been stealing what’s meant for the people. As we implement our HMIS , we are strengthening vigilance,’ he added.
The governor was referring to the Health Management informatory system(HMIS) the government has been rolling out across counties to address the issue of drug shortage.