After the arrest of doping scammer Elias Kiptum, the athletes who had been held to his chains can now breath a sigh of relief. However as they say an enemy is always within, it has been as ascertained that Kiptum is a close ally to most athletes, renowned sports journalists, athletics Kenya officials and anti doping officials.
Pictures showing Elias Kiptum with many popular athletes has been highly shared in social media causing uproar. Patriotic Kenyans are up in arms against him saying he should be thoroughly punished for tainting Kenyans and having them disqualified wrongly. He is seen with world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge and Geoffrey Kamworor among others.
Here are some comments from Kenyans after seeing the pictures ;"This is how conmen operate. They take photos with who is who to appear authentic in their games,".
"Kiptum as revealed by DCI is part of a ring that comes up with false doping allegations against Kenyan athletes and reports them to the international community. He was arrested and today arraigned before Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Court.
"Appearing before the JKIA court today, Kiptum denied all 12 charges leveled against him and remains in custody pending bail ruling which has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 27," said the DCI .
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