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Meet The Man Who Allegedly Authored A Message On Facebook Claiming Nancy Macharia Is Dead

Mwavuganga's from DCI Facebook page

A male teacher alleged to author a Facebook post using a fake account purporting to be that of the Teachers Service Commission and claimed that the commission's Chief Executive Officer was dead causing speculation and panic has been arrested.

Mr. Jeremiah Mwavuganga, 31, teaches at Musiini Primary School in Makueni County. Mwavuganga was arrested yesterday by a multi-agency team of investigators at Makutano Shopping center in Nzaui. 

An extensive forensic analysis to identify the suspect was initiated by a joint operation shouldered by DCI Emali and the Crime Research and Intelligence Bureau detectives which resulted in his arrest.

As the police reports indicate Mwavuganga was found in possession of the handset used in creating the viral post and the Facebook account used was also confirmed to be his.

The alleged post authored by Mavuganga

Mwavuganga who was born and raised in Wundanyi, Taita Taveta is currently held at DCI Headquarters where appropriate charges are being preferred ahead of his arraignment Monday, January 24.

It's a crime against Kenyan cyber laws authoring misleading messages, aimed to cause abject humiliation, blackmailing, defrauding, and any such information that is punishable by law.

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DCI Jeremiah Mwavuganga Makueni County Mwavuganga Taita Taveta

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