Businessman charged with being in possession of a firearm illegally, lying to police


A Nairobi businessman has been charged with being in possession of a firearm without a firearm certificate.

Kelvin Odhiambo Obondo alias honourable Nyalik Oselu was arrested at Pearl residence in Kileleshwa, Nairobi where he was found in possession of a Forjus Taurus on 14th May 2020.

Obondo is also facing charges of being in possession of ammunition (39 rounds of a 9milimeter) without a certificate.

The accused is further charged with giving false information to the police on 10th May 2020.

Odondo is alleged to have reported that one Police Constable Alan Okoth Onyango had jointly with others stolen from him Sh 2.7 million and a wrist watch valued at Sh 3 million, information he knew to be false with an intention of causing the arrest of the said officer.

He denied the charges before and was released on bail.