Ugandan who faked his way to top State jobs charged

A Ugandan Form One dropout who used forged academic certificates to get top jobs in government and reputable private companies in Kenya has been charged with forgery.

The Ugandan, is known with different names such as Nobert Muhoro Ikundo alias Nobert Ikundo Mwanyalo alias Moses Otieno Obiero alias Nobert Muhoro Ikundo Mwanyalo alias Hope Lubega alias Mwanyalo Robert.

He was charged with 15 counts of making documents without authority, nine counts of uttering a false document, one charge of impersonation and another of presenting forged documents to public officers.

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He allegedly forged a masters degree business certificate in 2002 as well as a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering for 1992 with the lower division qualification.

Court was told that he also forged another degree of electrical engineering with upper division qualification.

Court also heard that he forged a Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) certificate of 1985, two Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education documents for 1990, four birth certificates, a Kenyan identity card and three bachelor of computer science degree certificates of years 1992, 1989 and 1988.

He is accused of presenting a forged birth certificate, Kenya Revenue Authority pin, a Computer Science degree certificate and transcripts as well as one for KCE to the Deputy Human Resource of the Public Service Commission.

He also allegedly presented a fake birth certificate to a principal immigration officer besides impersonating one Nobert Muhoro Ikundo in 2015.

He denied the said charges before Principal Magistrate Martha Mutuku and was released on a cash bail of Sh300,000.

The case will be mentioned on July 17.

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