Unregistered pharmacists fined
26 June 2012, 12:09
Five people have been charged by a Nanyuki court with four counts of operating a pharmacy business without any legal registration documents.
The five had been charged for illegal running of the business of a registered pharmacy by unregistered person, carrying on the business of pharmacist in an unregistered premise and illegal possession of part I poison by unauthorized person.
Paul Ngunjiri, Ann Muthoni Nderitu, Elizabeth Njoki Waigwa, Esther Muthoni Macharia and Charity Hiuko Warutere denied the counts before Nanyuki Chief Magistrate Jessie Nyagah.
The court heard that on 20th June 2012 at around 4:30pm, the five suspects were found at Wiyumiririe trading centre in Laikipia County, carrying on the business of pharmacist being unregistered persons on an unregistered premise and being in possession of part I poison.
Nyaga released Ngunjiri, Nderitu and Waigwa on a cash bail of KES 10,000 respectively. He released the other two suspects on a KES 7,000 respectively.
The magistrate further set the hearing on 28th August 2012.
The five suspects cleared their cash bail and were set free.
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