Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua's fake Facebook account is allegedly run by a man who used it to defraud unwary Kenyans of their money. He will continue to be held in police custody for two more days.
On Tuesday, December 20, a Milimani Law Court chief magistrate gave the police permission to retain Collins Kipleting Serem in custody while they finish a forensic analysis of his cellphone
In order to determine Serem's precise identity, the police will also use the grace period to investigate his bank accounts and gather information from the National Registration Bureau.
The Communication Authority of Kenya will need to submit a report regarding the aforementioned Facebook account, and police will also need to record statements from numerous witnesses, the court was informed.
Serem alias Rengstar is a benga musician living in Kamplemur hamlet in Sugoi, Uasin Gishu County, according to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
He was detained after it was claimed that he opened the Facebook account and collected funds from unsuspecting internet users that were intended to feed hungry Kenyans.
The suspect is alleged to have called on his over 14,000 followers to band together and raise money for those who are suffering from hunger while publishing a pay bill number linked to an account at Eldoret's Standard Chartered Bank and promising God's blessings to those who would heed the appeal.
The guy was apprehended in Sugoi by detectives working for the Deputy President's office
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