Two suspects aged 33 and 45 are have been arrested for alleged possession of stolen antiretroviral tablets. It’s alleged that the suspects are employees at The Department of Health, stationed at Robert Mjobo clinic in Eastern Cape.
The suspects were arrested at Bloemfontein Railway Station today when they were found to be in possession of alleged stolen goods, the medication was stored in a car with a blanket covering the contents.
In total the suspects were found with 1068 bottles of medication such as Atroiza, Odimune and Tribuss. The medication which has currently been seized is used for treating the HIV disease.
The suspects have not attended court as of right now, a case has been opened and investigations will proceed.
“Nyaope, a street drug commonly found in South Africa, is a mixture of low-grade heroin, cannabis products, antiretroviral drugs and other materials added as cutting agents.”
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