Hot News

Suspected Nyaope dealing doctor suspended by Limpopo Dept of Health

on

A Limpopo clinical doctor accused of dealing in illicit drugs including nyaope and dagga has been suspended by the provincial health department.

Dr Mpho Paul Lekalakala (35) who was attached to the Elim Hospital, appeared briefly in the Waterval Magistrate’s court yesterday (Thursday) on charges of drug dealing.

Police reports state that the suspect is currently doing community service around the Waterval area. Nine sachets of nyaope, four rocks (hard drugs), two smoking pipes and a plastic bag containing dagga were confiscated during his arrest.

Lekalakala was apparently on leave at the time of his arrest.

The Bethesda Rehabilitation Centre, an NGO which assists with fighting drug addiction in the area, is also situated on the same hospital grounds where Lekalakala works.

The police spokesperson, Lt-Col Moatshe Ngoepe said that Lekalakala’s arrest was part of a provincial clampdown on possible drug dealers. He said that the police had tracked the suspect after receiving a tip off. “Information was followed up that led the police to a house where the doctor and his alleged accomplice, aged 32, were arrested. These operations will be conducted continuously to rid the affected areas of this scourge,” said Ngoepe.

Spokesman for the provincial department of health Thabiso Teffo yesterday said they would suspend Lekalakala with immediate effect. Teffo said they would also report the matter to the Health Professions Council of SA.

“While we respect the notion of innocent until proven guilty, we are equally disappointed and disturbed at the prospect of a medical doctor possibly helping in the illegal distribution of illicit drugs. Doctors have taken an oath to look after the well-being of our people,” Teffo said.

Dr Mpho Lekalakala, 34, was released on R1000 bail.

3 Comments

  1. 醫學美容 護日朗 cosmetic.wiki

    October 14, 2018 at 3:27 am

    [邀稿] 洗完好放鬆。Saholea森歐黎漾 植研萃淨平衡系列♡♡! @ ❤ Bonjour.Amanda 愛曼達購物。旅遊日誌♫ :: 痞客邦 :: [邀稿] 洗完好放鬆。Saholea森歐黎漾 植研萃淨平衡系列♡♡! @ ❤ Bonjour.Amanda 愛曼達購物。旅遊日誌♫ :: 痞客邦 ::

  2. 醫學美容 Co2激光脫癦

    October 15, 2018 at 7:58 am

    我們採用國際及美國食品及藥物管理局FDA認可的CO2 激光儀 LUTRONICS® SPECTRA SPR, 具安全性, 準確度高 . 二氧化碳激光可安全地去除皮膚上的癦痣、肉粒、疣、老人斑等問題。此激光的幼細光束可準確及直接地將要去除的組織氧化,過程快捷,傷口細小及乾淨,對周圍的皮膚傷害減至最少。一般1-2次就可永久去除。

  3. October 16, 2018 at 5:56 pm

    倩碧眼部护理精华露(倩碧滚珠眼霜,走珠眼霜),利落的滚珠设计,清爽按摩间释放多重修护成分:迷迭香,木犀草精华,配合咖啡因,加速眼部微循环,通畅水分排出,轻松赶走浮肿,淡退下眼袋和黑眼圈,唤醒神采!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.