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30 plead guilty to forging KDF recruitment letters

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By Audrey Ng'eny | January 26th 2019
Some of the recruits hide their faces away from cameras during Kenya Defence Force (KDF) admission at the Recruit Training School in Eldoret. Officials say over 70 people had fake certificates on 06.01. 2019. [Peter Ochieng, Standard]

Thirty recruits who were arrested for presenting fake calling letters to Kenya Defence Force (KDF) yesterday pleaded guilty.

They are part of the 87 youths who were nabbed on January 6 at Eldoret Recruit Training School during recruitment.

Appearing before Eldoret Principal Magistrate Naomi Wairimu, the youths pleaded guilty to forgery and presenting false documents.

According to the charge sheet, “On an unknown place in the Republic of Kenya, with the intent to deceive, presented a forged KDF calling letter purporting to be a genuine one,” it read.

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