12 July 2018

Kenya: Police Arrest 12 Fake Health Workers in Tharaka-Nithi

Twelve health workers in Tharaka -Nithi County are being held at Chuka Police Station after they were found to have been employed with fake documents.

The laboratory technicians who were employed during former governor Samuel Ragwa's regime were nabbed after a thorough scrutiny of their documents by officers from Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board and those from the criminal investigation department.

Speaking to Nation, Tharaka-Nithi County Criminal Investigation Department officer Betty Chepngeno said they were arrested at Kathwana on Thursday evening.

Ms Chepngeno said that they will be arraigned in court on Friday.

She said that the fake health officers have been working at various county health facilities.


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