A nurse employed at the Vila Central Hospital (VCH) has been accused of theft, with allegations of stealing government property. The incident is being treated as a serious offense, and the nurse in question has been charged under section 123 (a) of the Penal Code Act [CAP 135]. If found guilty, the nurse could face a potential sentence of up to 12 years in prison.
Following her arrest, the nurse was remanded in custody on Wednesday. However, she was granted bail on Thursday under specific conditions. The next hearing in the case has been scheduled for May 10 at 9am, where the accused nurse will appear before the Magistrates Court.