Health Assistant Arrested for Being Drunk on Duty

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Onek was picked up from his duty station at Atiak Health Centre IV on Friday on the orders of the Sub County Chairperson Wilfred Baguma Odiya and the Sub County Chief Michael Comboni Komakech.

George Onek, a health assistant at Atiak Sub County, Amuru district has been arrested for being drunk on duty.

Onek was picked up from his duty station at Atiak Health Centre IV on Friday on the orders of the Sub County Chairperson Wilfred Baguma Odiya and the Sub County Chief Michael Comboni Komakech.
 
Odiya says they jointly resolved to have Onek detained after finding him drunk and abusing patients at Atiak Health Center IV where he is employed.
 
"Being drunk on duty is a violation of the civil service code of conduct. He added salt to injury by abusing patients", Odiya stated.  According to the civil service code of conduct Odiya could be suspended or reprimanded for misconduct.

Onek is held at Atiak police post.