DOD imposter arrested for selling fake tenders
A man who posed as an official from the Department of Defence (DOD) has been arrested.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Mr Erick Otieno Atanga has been presenting himself as one Colonel Kiprotich.
“Detectives yesterday arrested Mr Erick Otieno Atanga who has been…defrauding people by selling them fake DOD tenders,” DCI said on Twitter.
#ARRESTED| @DCI_Kenya Detectives yesterday arrested Mr.Erick Otieno Atanga who has been presenting himself as Colonel Kiprotich of D.O.D(Department of Defense)& defrauding people by selling them fake D.O.D tenders. He will be charged today with obtaining money by false pretences. pic.twitter.com/Eoirw0GVti
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) October 18, 2018
The suspect is expected in court on Thursday to be charged with obtaining money under false pretences, contrary to Section 357 of the Penal Code.