× Digital News Videos Africa Health & Science Opinion Columnists Education Lifestyle Cartoons Moi Cabinets Arts & Culture Gender Planet Action Podcasts E-Paper Tributes Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×
VAS

ELECTION 2022

Conmen using university don name to extort

CENTRAL
By Dickson Mwiti | Jan 31st 2018 | 1 min read
[Photo: Courtesy]

Police are investigating claims that unknown people are using Chuka University Vice Chancellor Erastus Njoka's name to extort money from locals with a promise of jobs.

The impostors are reportedly deceiving unsuspecting residents they will give them jobs in the UN and Kenya Red Cross.

The police said the criminals were taking advantage of desperate job seekers.

County police boss Mary Omari promised to arrest those behind the scheme.

"Investigations are already on and we will prosecute the culprits," she said. 

Prof Njoka said on Tuesday he did not operate any Facebook account through which money could be paid in exchange for jobs as claimed.

Share this story
Schools closed due to planned swearing-in
A number of schools around the city stayed closed due to fears of chaos during the Opposition’s swearing-in ceremony yesterday.
When Njonjo almost resigned over coffee smugglers
Known as the era of black gold, it began in 1976 when Ugandan farmers decided to sell their coffee in the private market.

.
RECOMMENDED NEWS

;