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Kisumu Lawyer Accused of Using People’s Names in False Court Cases to Con Kenya Power

Opiyo whose name was used to try con Kenya Power.

Concerns have emerged over an advocate using people’s names without their knowledge in cases she is suing Kenya Power over faked electrocutions.

Kuke and Company Advocates owned by a controversial advocate Hellen Kuke, Practice No. LSK No/ 2019/05865/ ADM.No P. 105/3203/96 has been accused in two instances of trying to swindle the power generating company by using people’s identities. 

Damson Opiyo from Kisumu said he was shocked to learn that he was suing Kenya Power in Tamu Law Courts over injuries he allegedly got through electrocution.

Opiyo however said no such a thing happened to him and at no time he worked for Kenya Power or sued them.

Kuke & Company Advocates playing the dirty game.

“I have never been electrocuted nor admitted at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Referral Hospital Kisumu as Kuke and Co. Advocates alleged” he said.

The law firm demanded Sh30 Million as damages on his behalf from Kenya Power using my name.

“On 31st August 2021, officers from Directorate of Criminal Investigations Anti-Fraud Unit recorded my statement but the advocate has not been arrested and arraigned in court concerning my case” he said.

Adding; “I have the court documents and the alleged instructions note, Chief's letter, treatment notes, medical notes, hospital discharge summary and affidavit regarding me”.

Tamu Law Courts.

Opiyo wrote to the Director of Public Prosecutions headquarters who through a reference letter No: ODPP/CAM/1 and was referred to Nyanza Region Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Sebastian Mutinda who after days of consultation told me that the CID were still conducting investigations.

“One of the officers told me that the said advocate had a lot of cases and had requested for an injunction. However, I have not seen a copy of the Injunction” he said.

Kuke has been sued before over similar cases of misusing people’s identities.

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