A forgery case involving Nyamira County Assembly Sergeant-at-Arms Charles Angwenyi will be determined on December 5.

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Mr Angwenyi has been embroiled in the court battle for over two years over allegations of forging his academic and professional certificates.

The allegations emerged in 2017 after the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) asked the county assemblies to verify their employees’ certificates after it was established that many county officials had acquired their jobs through dubious means.

During the hearing of the case last month, investigating officer Mr Hadick Jumba told the court that the name Charles Bosire Angwenyi did not appear in the nominal rolls nor the graduation list of the schools he claimed to have attended.

Angwenyi had claimed that he did his O-level exams at St John’s Nyamangwa School in 1998.

However, the investigating officer argued that the school does not appear in the country's secondary schools' register nor is it registered as an exam centre.

The sergeant-at-arms is also accused of faking his university papers which were among the requirements he needed to meet to qualify for the job.

Mr Jumba further told Resident Magistrate Alice Towett that the accused was never a student at the University of Nairobi as his name did not appear in the register nor in the graduation list.

Angwenyi is also accused of forging letters of promotion during his tenure at the Kenya Police Service.

The court further heard that the accused left the service as a police constable and not a sergeant as claimed in the fake promotion letters.

North Mugirango MP Joash Nyamoko is among the witnesses who testified in the case.

The case is set to be determined on December 5 after the defence made their submissions on November 12.