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hpcsaNews24 reports that a Congolese national has been released on R5,000 bail after he was arrested in Mpumalanga for allegedly practising medicine without a licence.

Henri Kabamba Kabenga, 37, appeared in the Vosman Magistrate's Court on Monday after he was arrested by the Hawks in a joint operation with the inspector of the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) on Friday. "On arrival at the premises used for his practice, an unregistered doctor was found, and the receptionist confirmed that he was the doctor on duty. A search was conducted, and the suspect did not have valid documentation that allowed him to practice as a doctor," said a Hawks spokesperson. The man was arrested for contravening Section 17(1) (a) of the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974, which relates to practising as a doctor by seeing patients and issuing medicines without registering with the HPCSA. He has been charged with fraud and corruption and will be back in court on 14 September.

  • Read the original of the short report in the above regard by Lwandile Bhengu at News24

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