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Governor Obado’s Bodyguard Jailed For Two Years

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A Police Constable who is also a former bodyguard to Migori Governor Okoth Obado has been sentenced to a two-year jail term or pay a fine of Sh500,000 after authorities established he impersonated and used academic certificates of a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) officer.

Mr. John Chacha Nyamohanga alias Moses Marandwi was found guilty by Milimani Anti-Corruption Court Magistrate, Hon. Douglas Ogoti of personation on 6th November, 2019. 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.


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