Fake Obado’s ex-bodyguard jailed for two years over forged academic papers

Migori governor Okoth Obado’s ex bodyguard

By MN Reporter

Migori governor Okoth Obado’s former bodyguard has been sentenced to a two year jail term over faking academic certificates.

Police constable John Chacha Nyamohanga alias Moses Marandwi may also pay a fine of Sh500,000 after authorities established he impersonated and used academic certificates of a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) officer.

He was found guilty by Milimani Anti-Corruption Court Magistrate, Hon. Douglas Ogoti of personation on 6th November, 2019.

He was dramatically arrested on September last year while his boss and his two aides were being charged over the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno in a hotel opposite Milimani Law Courts where he had gone to have breakfast.

He personated John Chacha Nyamohanga the KDF Officer.

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) received a complaint on 13th July 2016 alleging that two public officers, John Chacha Nyamohanga alias Moses Marandwi an Administration Police Constable and John Chacha Nyamohanga, a KDF officer were sharing school certificates originally belonging to one of them.

Investigations established that ‘Moses’ was using a KCSE certificate belonging to John Chacha Nyamohanga a KDF officer to secure employment as Administration Police in 2006.

The DPP recommended prosecution of the police officer for the offence of Personation of a person named in a certificate contrary to Section 384 of the Penal Code

Authorities are also pursuing recovery of the salary irregularly earned from 2006 to date by the police officer.

Officers attached to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) on