Police in Eldoret have arrested two suspects accused of producing fake documents leading to loss of money in banks and learning institutions.
According to Uasin Gishu County Commander Johnston Ipara, the suspects were conducting their business at Rehema Complex building in Eldoret town.
“Due to the public outcry of increased fake documents, our officers arrested two suspects namely Erick Odhiambo and Schola Awour who were producing fake documents of many institutions,” Ipara said.
Ipara who spoke to the press at Eldoret Central Police Station on Wednesday said that the suspects were found in possession of 30 bank rubberstamps.
“They were also found with 2 certificates of lease, the fake logbook of vehicle KBJ 568S and tractor TCB 672R, security seal, academic certificates of the University of Eldoret and Kenya Defense Forces calling letters,” he added.
Rubber stamps of Cooperative, Family, I&M, Equity, Barclays, Equitorial, Guardian, CFC, Chase, Bank of Africa, Oriental, Commercial Bank of East Africa, ECO banks were also netted.
The county commander further said police are still investigating questionable deals the two maybe have been trading in for months now.
He warned those involved in the business that their days are number, noting that exercise will continue until the last man is arrested.
The two suspects will be arraigned in court on Thursday. Members of the public have been invited to testify against them.