Guilty! Pleads Malawi fake doctor Gogoda, denied bail

A man accused of posing as a medical doctor at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) in Lilongwe has pleaded guilty after being formally charge at Lilongwe Magistrate Court on Thursday.

Rasford Gogoda pleaded “guilty”  when he appeared before Lilongwe Magistrate Court.

He asked to be released on bail by the court refused his bid. It emerged he is not a first offender.

In August 2014, Gogoda was sentenced to 300 hours of common services with similar offence.

According to Lilongwe Police Public Relations Officer, Kingsely Dandaula the court is waiting for the state to bring more witnesses as Gogoda denied some of the medical equipment and drugs that were found in his bag.

“Gogoda pleaded guilty for posing as a medical doctor, but denied some of the medical equipment that are used in the theatre and drugs that were found in his bag which he left in the common room,” said Dandaula.

He said the case will be back in court on February 16, 2015.

Gogoda, 26 who hails from Simon Village, Traditional Authority Simon in Neno district was arrested on Tuesday February 3, 2015 at KCH.

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chie
chie
5 years ago

Gogoda sieaku neno ayi akutipatsa manyazi mwina ndiwaku mchenachena

Rajj Ajussa
Rajj Ajussa
5 years ago

Hahaha someone from top officials must be behind all these scenes. Who employed him? How can he work @ such a central hospital & Who was paying him?

wena
5 years ago

the peson u talkin abot ndamuona pa boton hospa nde mukuti chani? aaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!

MBACHI
MBACHI
5 years ago

Just hang him, we do not know how many people he has killed by giving wrong treatment.

Malapwalapwa
Malapwalapwa
5 years ago

Inu tamutulusani mmesa anazilemba yekha ntchito chifukwa cha kukonderana kulembana pa chibale

kaukonde
kaukonde
5 years ago

in defence he should state he was moved with passion seeing that medical personnel are overwhelmed. even jesus never had a medical qualification but healed because of passion.

freespch
freespch
5 years ago
Reply to  kaukonde

A very dangerous person

IS HOSPITAL ADMIN QUALIFIED?
IS HOSPITAL ADMIN QUALIFIED?
5 years ago

SHOULD WE SAY THE HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR IS FAKE??I MEAN THE ADMIN HAS FAILED.PLS CHECK THEIR PAPERS ALSO

matchonisa
5 years ago

uyu akufunika 28 yrs IHL komanso akazadwala mtsogolomu shud b banned frm accessing health services in Malawi. Foolish fool!!

Msadane
Msadane
5 years ago

It baffles the mind to imagine that someone unknown to nursing staff on a ward can be allowed to just walk into a ward and start seeing patients. Even students are expected to pay courtesy call to the nurse on duty to announce their presence. How come the incidence of these fake “doctors” seem to be getting common and detected rather poorly by those on the wards? Someone needs to introduce some common sense checks and balances at our health institutions and give the health care worker profession some much needed decency

Thomas Chiphwanya
Thomas Chiphwanya
5 years ago

No mercy 4 them,ndafiti amenewo,they want to kill lives of innocent people.

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