, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 3 – A Ugandan who allegedly used forged academic certificates to get top jobs in government and reputable private companies in Kenya has been charged in a Nairobi court.
Nobert Muhoro Ikundo, a form one drop out also known as Moses Otieno Obiero denied 15 counts of making a document without authority, uttering a false document and that of personification and presenting forged documents to public officers.
Nairobi Magistrate Martha Mutuku heard that Ikundo allegedly forged a Masters Business degree certificate in 2002 as well as a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering of 1992.
Allegedly, he also forged another BSc degree of electrical engineering with upper division qualification.
In addition, he forged a KCE certificate of 1985, two KCSE ones of 1990, four birth certificates, a Kenyan Identification card and three Bachelor of Computer Science degree certificates of 1992, 1989 and 1988.
Ikundo is accused of presenting the forged documents to the Public Service Commission (PSC).
Upon entering a plea of not guilty Magistrate Mutuku released him on a cash bail of Sh300,000 pending mention on July 17 for purposes of fixing a hearing date.