Nakawa magistrate’s court yesterday jailed Kaana Majaabu,24 , together with Vanessa Nassuuna,23, and others for injecting water to Ugandans claiming its AstraZaneca, a corona virus vaccination medicine.
Kaana was an enrolled nurse attached to Kiswa health centre III in Kampala yet Vanessa, has been walking as an enrolled midwife and proprietor of G.Marts Medical Centre in Gayaza.
Others included Gloria Katushabe,24 an enrolled midwife and proprietor of G.Marts Medical Centre in Gayaza, Nakiwolo Mubiru Rebecca,22, a student nurse at Access Health Training Institute and Francis Baguma,25 a businessman and student at Makerere University
The above were arrested after a tip-off to the State House Anti-Corruption Unit as they were being subjected to laboratory tests at the Government Analytical Laboratory(GAL) in Wadegeya,
The court accused them for negligence to spread infection of corona virus disease, contrary to section 171 of the Penal Code Act
According to court documents, employees for Hariss International Limited, KCL Limited, UBA bank, Kitintale branch, Diamond Trust Bank and Makss Packaging Limited were some of those who were injected with water as Covid vaccine.
The group was also charged with conspiracy to defraud, contrary to section 309 of the Penal Code Act for vaccinating employees of Hariss International Limited with purported Covid vaccines at a fee of shs8.4 million yet Covid-19 vaccine is free of charge.
Vanessa Nassuuna, and Nakiwolo Mubiru Rebecca, nursing students at KIU and Access Health Training Institute respectively were also charged over unlawful possession of government stores contrary to section 316 of the Penal Code Act.
The two were found with 694 pieces of auto-disable syringes with injection batch number 044621 and 1912403 which were property of the government of Uganda yet they have no permission to possess them.
However, the group denied the charges and was remanded to Kitalya government prison until 10th/ August/2021.
800 workers from different private companies received fake jabs yet their companies paid for the vaccinations.