Fake Parliament staff charged for falsifying Parliamentary Service Commission medical cards

  • Two Homabay County residents alleged to have been portraying as Parliament staff have been charged with conspiracy to defraud by making fake parliamentary service commission staff medical cards with intent to defraud various hospitals.

Danson Ochieng’ Ataro alias pastor Dan and Charles Otieno Membo are alleged to have committed the offence on 1st April 2018 at unknown place within the republic of Kenya jointly with others not before court.

The two were also faced several counts of making false medical cards in the names of PSC staff purporting them to be genuine and issued by the said commission.

Ataro further faced a charge of uttering a false document on 12th April 2018. He is accused of knowingly and fraudulently uttering a certain medical card to one Antony Musau, a cashier at Nairobi Hospital Galleria shopping mall branch purporting it to be genuine.

The accused was also charged with attempting to obtain good by false pretenses on 12th April at Nairobi hospital, Galleria shopping mall branch.

He is accused of attempting to obtain assorted drugs namely Atripla, Lyrica, Exforge and Galvus met, the property of the said hospital.

In a separate criminal case file, the two were charged with committing similar offences but in addition were charged with impersonation for pretending to be PSC employees.

The two are further said to have attempted to obtain drugs from Aga Khan University Hospital.

They denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi and were granted a bond totaling to Sh 1 million.

The case will be mentioned 8th May and will be heard on 15th June 2018.