Madrasa teacher charged with forgery, impersonation to defraud Bank


A madrasa teacher has been charged with forgery and personation.

The accused whose real name is yet to be established by investigators has alias names Bashir Osmail and Wario Godana Kalicha.

He is accused of forging the National Identity card of the said Kalicha with intent to defraud Gulf Africa Bank Limited.

The accused is alleged to have committed the offence on 14th of this month jointly with others not before court.

He is further charged with impersonating the said Kalicha at the Bank’s Kenyatta Avenue branch in Nairobi.

The teacher denied the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Kenneth Cheruiyot.

His lawyer requested to order release of his (accused) original ID, wrist watch and two mobile phones in possession of the police unless they are to be used as exhibits.

The magistrate directed the issue of personal items to be brought up during the mention date.

The accused was released on a cash bail of Sh 50,000. The case will be mentioned on 31st August and will be heard on 1st October 2019.