Former Embakasi West parliamentary aspirant John Omolle at Kibera law courts on February 25 2016. He was charged with impersonating Nairobi West MCA, assaulting a shop attendant and committing robbery.

Former Embakasi West Parliamentary aspirant was on Thursday charged before a Kibera court with unlawful possession of a firearm and stealing.

John Rex Omolle appeared before Resident Magistrate Jane Kamau and the prosecution produced two separate files one had four counts which included unlawful possession of firearm and the other one had three theft being one the counts.

The court heard that on unknown dates with intent to deceive and without lawful authority Omolle allegedly made a firearm certificate purporting it to have been issued by the Chief Licensing officer at Central Firearm Bureau Nairobi.

He was further charged with uttering the fake certificate and it was alleged that on February 24 at Nyayo Estate Embakasi he knowingly uttered the firearm certificate to CPL Joseph Chirchir purporting it to be issued by the firearm bureau.

He was also charged with two other counts of being in possession of a firearm and ammunition without a valid certificate. It was alleged that on the same day and place he was found in possession of pistol and and 34 rounds of ammunition without a valid certificate.

Omolle was also charged with stealing and it was alleged that on February 20 this year at Magarbi plaza in T-Mall Langata he stole two handbags with Sh 70,000 that were all valued at Sh 80,000 the property of Amina Abdi Milla.

Police further alleged that on the same day that he stole the bag he assaulted Judith Mugasiahe  and caused her actual body harm.

The court also heard that on February 20 he made a phone call as an MCA to Chief Inspector Fatuma Abdi the DCIO Langata so that he would not be arrested for the offense of stealing that he had earlier committed.

He denied all the charges and through his lawyers he asked the court to consolidate the two files since its the same person being charged.

He was released on a Sh 500,000 bond and a surety of the same amount for the first file and Sh 200,000 bond and same surety.