In a shocking incident captured on camera, two individuals sparked outrage as they verbally harassed healthcare workers at a hospital in Busia County, Kenya.
The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists, and Dentists Union (KMPDU) have rightly called for the immediate arrest of these individuals, condemning their actions as “rudimentary, illegal, and immoral.”
The disturbing video shows a man and a woman engaging in inappropriate behavior, hurling insults and causing chaos in a healthcare facility.
The woman, in particular, is seen tossing objects from a nurse’s desk, creating a hostile environment for the healthcare professionals trying to carry out their duties.
At one point, she even threatens to involve someone named “Ababu,” while her accomplice urgently contacts another person, claiming an alleged emergency.
This appalling behavior reportedly stems from the two individuals bringing a person, allegedly intoxicated, to the facility and demanding immediate attention, bypassing other patients already waiting for treatment.
When informed that they could not jump the queue, they resorted to causing a disturbance and invoking the name of a senior government official, attempting to use their influence to prioritize their case.
Dr. Davji Atellah, the Secretary General of KMPDU, rightly emphasized the urgency of bringing the perpetrators to justice.
“This is rudimentary, illegal, and immoral. The attitude and action by politicians and their cronies to threaten healthcare workers at their place of work should be curtailed. The safety of healthcare workers is threatened in such facilties. The perpetrators of this heinous act should be brought to book urgently,” stated Dr. Atellah.