Woman charged with faking medical licence


A woman has been charged with making a Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians practice licence without authority.

Elizabeth Wamaitha Mutea was charged that she made the licence No. KMLTTB/PL/07012 purporting it to be a genuine practising licence issued by Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board.
The accused is alleged to have committed the offence on 14 February 2018 at Upper Hill in Nairobi County with intent to defraud.
Mutea was also charged with the offence of uttering a false document with intent to defraud.
She was charged that on the same date and place, she knowingly uttered the licence to one John Oluoch Nyamuna who is the complainant in the case.
The accused denied the charges before Resident Magistrate Christine Njagi.
She was granted a bond of sh 50,000 or an alternative cash bail of sh 30,000.
The case will be mentiined on 22nd February and will be heard on 7th March 2017.
It is alleged that the complainant was on duty when one of his staff dealing with the renewal of licenses informed him that he suspected the licence taken by the accused person was not genuine.
The licence was presented to him by the accused person and upon checking it through their machine, they noticed that the number which was on the licence belonged to another person.
Nyamuna reported the matter at Capitol Hill police station and the accused was arrested and charges with the offences.
The prosecution is set to call a total of three witnesses.