Man found handling unauthorized lab chemicals released on bond

Emmanuel Wafula Waswa

A middle-aged man was today charged with handling unvalidated laboratory reagents at Milimani law courts. – By Meshack Makau.

The suspect was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku.

The accused, identified as Emmanuel Wafula Waswa was said to have on January 15, 2021, at Duruma shopping complex within Nairobi found handling medical laboratory reagents against the Medical Laboratory Technicians Technologies Act.

The reagents include; Accurate PSA, Rapid Syphilis Ab strips, Specimen Diluent Buffer, Salmonella typhi and Philip Peak Flow Meter

Mr. Wafula however pleaded not guilty to the charges.

In her ruling the Magistrate on duty released the suspect on Ksh. 100,000 bond with an alternative cash bail of Ksh. 50,000.

His case will be mentioned on January 20,2021.