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Medic charged, remanded over hospital license

By Michael Odeng

Added 6th August 2020 07:37 PM

On March 21, this year, Ssenkomi, allegedly swapped a live baby boy with a dead one. He reportedly gave Pastor Raymond Magge and his wife Patience Biwaga of Yesu Akwagala Ministries in Kawempe, a live baby and gave the real parents, Gloria Awino and Rogers Egonga, a dead one.

Medic charged, remanded over hospital license

Acleo Byamukama a city Buisnessman (wearing sweater) and George Ssenkomi a Clinical Officer of Kamic Medical Center in Kawempe leaving court to prison after court reading them the charges. Photos by Michael Odeng

On March 21, this year, Ssenkomi, allegedly swapped a live baby boy with a dead one. He reportedly gave Pastor Raymond Magge and his wife Patience Biwaga of Yesu Akwagala Ministries in Kawempe, a live baby and gave the real parents, Gloria Awino and Rogers Egonga, a dead one.

COURT | CRIME 

A radiographer clinical officer has been charged and remanded to Kitalya Prison over allegedly operating a health unit without a valid license.

George Senkoomi, 30, the director of Kamic Medical Center Limited, appeared, Thursday, before Nabweru Court Grade One Magistrate, Patricia Amoko and denied the charge.

He is facing the charge under Section (47) (f) of Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Act.

According to the Act, any person who commits the offence is liable on conviction to a fine of not less than three hundred thousand shillings and not more than three million shillings or to imprisonment for not less than three months and not more than one year or to both.

"Senkoomi and others still at large, in March, this year, at Kawempe in Kampala district, was found operating a health unit known as Kamic Medical Center without a valid licence," according to court documents.

Senkoomi is also accused of switching a baby at Kamic Medical Centre in Kawempe.

However, an official from State House Anti-Corruption Unit, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Police is still investigating the matter.

On March 21, this year, Ssenkomi, allegedly swapped a live baby boy with a dead one. He reportedly gave Pastor Raymond Magge and his wife Patience Biwaga of Yesu Akwagala Ministries in Kawempe, a live baby and gave the real parents, Gloria Awino and Rogers Egonga, a dead one.

A few days later after the burial, the real parents found out that the baby they had buried was not theirs.

In a separate case, before the same court, Byamukama Acleo, 32, a businessman and resident of Kiwatule Central, in Kampala was charged and remanded to Kitalya Prison for allegedly obtaining money by false pretense and personation.

Acleo Byamukama, a city Buisnessman.


He is facing the charges under Section 305 and 381 of the Penal Code Act (PCA). The offence of obtaining money by false pretense attracts a maximum sentence of 5-year-imprisoment, on conviction, while impersonation elicits seven-year jail term.

Prosecution alleges that the accused on June 8, 2020, at Kawempe National Referral Hospital with intent to defraud and not being employed by the hospital obtained sh200, 000 from Geradine Nayabale, an expecting mother by falsely pretending that the money was to facilitate the doctor carrying out an elective caesarean operation on her, whereas not.

Prosecution further alleges that Byamukama on June 8, 2020 at Kawempe National Referral Hospital, Kawempe Division in Kampala district, with intent to have a patient, Nayabale, worked on expeditiously, falsely represented himself to a theatre Assistant Fausta Namutebi as doctor silver, whereas not.

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