The Ghana Health Service has condemned the stealing and selling of covid-19 vaccines.
A statement issued by the Service said an administrative inquiry has been initiated into the alleged stealing.
It said the appropriate sanctions would be applied if the culprits are found guilty.
The statement further promised to cooperate with the security agencies to unravel the circumstances behind the act.
Three persons have been arrested for allegedly stealing and selling COVID-19 vaccines
There are Stephen Dzisenu, a 37-year-old Disease Control Officer of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital who allegedly stolen 36 vials of COVIDSHIELD, Cosmos Allotey a 42-year-old Occupational Health and Safety Officer, said to have received the stolen COVIDSHIELD from Pabitey and Dzisenu.
He allegedly administered the vaccines at a cost of GHs 200.00 per a jab.
The third person, Joseph Knight a Project Assistant and a former Laboratory Technician at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital is also being held for abetment of crime.
The three suspects have been remanded into custody by an Accra Circuit Court to reappear on April 1.
Meanwhile, Lord Pabitey, a Disease Control Officer of the La Bawalashie Polyclinic, now at large, also allegedly stole 26 vials of COVIDSHIELD.