Kenya Water and Sewerage workers Union SG charged with forgery

Kenya Water and Sewerage Workers Union Secretary General Elijah Otieno Awach at Milimani Law Courts where he denied forgery charges. Photo/Sam Alfan

Kenya Water and Sewerage workers union Secretary General has been charged with forgery.

Elijah Otieno Awach is accused of forging a signature on National Executive committee minutes purporting it to have been signed by Ahmed Bashir Mohammed.

Awach is alleged to have committed the offence on 12th February 2021 in Nairobi, with intent to defraud.

The accused is also charged with knowingly and fraudulently uttering the false minutes to one Billy Kagia, an employee of Cooperative bank, purporting them to be genuine minutes signed by Mohammed.

The SG is alleged to have committed the offence 19th February, 2021 at Cooperative bank Buruburu branch in Nairobi County.

Awach denied the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Esther Kimilu. He was released on a cash bail of Sh 200,000.