MAN CHARGED FOR FALSE POLICE RECRUITMENT PROMISES.

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Joseph Kipkoech Keino accused of cheating unsuspecting Kenyans that he is in a position to help them get recruited to the police force has been charged before Milimani law court on Monday April 4,2016

BY SAM ALFAN.

A man accused of cheating unsuspecting Kenyans that he is in a position to help them get recruited to the police force has been charged at a Nairobi court.

Joseph Kipkoech Keino appeared in court and denied the charges. The court heard that on March 18, 2016 at Wilson airport within Nairobi County, Jointly with others not before court, with intent to defraud obtained Sh 18,000 from Lesley Cherop Bungei to help him join the national police force.

The accused lied that he would facilitate his cousin Abraham Kimtai Koech to be recruited as an Administration Police Officer in the National Police Service.

He was also accused that on March 24, 2016 at Wilson airport at similar place obtained Sh 12,000 from Lesley Cherop.

He was released on Sh 100,000 cash bail or a bond of Sh 500,000.

The matter was fixed for 6 of May ,2016 for hearing.

This comes ahead of this year’s police recruitment that is ongoing across the country.

Mean while an Administration Police officer based at the Security of Government Building (SGD) has been arrested after he allegedly extorted Sh50, 000 from a Nigerian in Kasarani.

Nairobi County Police commander Japheth Koome said that AP Constable Peter Mburu was arrested after he was positively identified by the victim on Sunday morning.

Abdul Rasheed Abedala, a Nigerian studying at the USIU reported that on Tuesday March 29 at around 9.30am, he was confronted by two men who introduced themselves as police officers.

They threatened to plant bhang on him and also organize for his deportation back to Nigeria if he did not give them money. He gave them Sh50, 000 and he was set free.

 

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