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Two Arrested In Thika For Pretending As Lawyers

Police in Thika arrested two people who have been masquerading as lawyers and receiving money from members of the public purporting to offer legal services.

The two ,including a man and a woman were nabbed in a sting operation conducted by Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) offices and officials of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) Thika Chapter.

Briefing Journalists, the LSK officials led by the Chairman Daniel Gachau said scores of hapless have lost huge amounts of money to the imposters who have established offices branded as genuine legal premises.

Gachau said some of the targeted suspects fled on getting word that they were about to be arrested and added that sleuths are hot on their heels.

Gachau said the operation will be sustained in a bid to weed out crooks from the practice adding that earlier ,three other suspects were arrested in Gatundu town.

He said that their actions, have led to a travesty of justice as some of the cases filed in court are never followed.

He stated that the two were operating from Tabby Kigio Plaza in the were being processed to appear in court tomorrow.

The LSK Chapter secretary Stephen Mbugua appealed to members of the public to be on the outlook for such bogus lawyers and alert their offices and the police.

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