The accused Joel at Milimani Law Court Nairobi County Kenya. PHOTO /CHRIS OJOW


By Chris Ojow

Kenyans are proving to be the most daring

characters in fraud Globally, forget about

alleged Nigerians con superstars, Kenyans

alleged fraudsters are playing in the league of

Mexicans and Rio (Brazilians) gang squads.

Joel Machoka Michoma in his 40s who was

arrested on Tuesday 31st March 2020 without

warrant of arrest, was arraigned at Milimani

Law Court Nairobi County Kenya on Thursday

02nd of April 2020 at 9.57 am East Africa Time.

Joel was accused of unlawfully forging

International vaccination certificate purporting

that it was issued by World Health Organisation

(WHO) with an intend to defraud.

Where he appeared before Senior Magistrate

Bernard Ochoi and was charged with twelve

counts of forgeries of various documents and

pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

The accused was unlawfully found being in

possession of stamps belonging to several

institutions such as , Cooperative Bank of

Kenya, Equity Bank of Kenya, Suna Freighters

limited company and other organisations.

Joel Machoka is alleged to have also forged

National Examination certificates ,

business permits, birth certificates and motor

vehicle NTSA registrations documents with

intend to defraud.

His trial is scheduled in the next two months

with Prosecution ready to bond three witnesses

to testify against the accused , as the lower

criminal Court released him on a bond of 0.1

million surety of the same or cash bail of

similar amount.

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