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Vanessa Ogema: Woman Captured Abusing Hospital Staff In Busia Surrenders To Police

Vanessa Ogema: Woman Captured Abusing Hospital Staff In Busia Surrenders To Police

Vanessa Ogema, the woman who was captured on CCTV abusing hospital staff at Port Victoria Hospital in Busia County has surrendered to the police.

Ms. Ogema walked in at Busia police station on Sunday at noon while covering her face with a surgical mask and a bulky hood.

In the viral video which made rounds on January 3, Ogema and an unidentified man were seen harassing hospital staff.

The woman was seen causing havoc by throwing files on the floor and hitting a table while shouting at the hospital staff.

The matter agitated members of the public who called for appropriate action against the woman.

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Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists Dentists Union (KMPDU) Secretary General Davji Atellah was among those who commended the incident, calling for legal action. 

“This is rudimentary, illegal, and immoral. The attitude and action by politicians and their cronies to threaten healthcare workers at their place of work should be curtailed,” he said.

“The safety of healthcare workers is threatened in such facilities. The perpetrators of this heinous act should be brought to book urgently.”

The incident also forced the hospital staff to down their tools on January 5, forcing families to transfer their patients to other facilities.

Busia County government, in a statement to newsrooms, pointed out that hospital property was destroyed in the process, including an oxygen concentrator.

Vanessa Ogema: Woman Captured Abusing Hospital Staff In Busia Surrenders To Police

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