22 yr old Sugoi musician impersonating DP and obtaining money, finally arrested.
22 yr old Sugoi musician impersonating DP Gachagua, has been obtaining money from people on facebook citing that the money was for charity.
The statement by DCI
A 22-year-old man is in custody after he impersonated His Excellency the Deputy President and fraudulently obtained an unknown amount of money.
Collins Kipleting Serem alias Rengstar, a benga artist based in Kamplemur village in Sugoi, was arrested after he created a fake Facebook account bearing the Deputy President’s name and obtained money from unsuspecting netizens, allegedly meant for feeding Kenyans facing hunger.
The suspect published a paybill number connected to an account at Eldoret’s Standard Chartered bank and appealed to his over 14K followers to come together and raise funds for the victims of hunger, promising God’s blessings to those who would heed to the appeal.
Sleuths attached to the Deputy President’s office launch manhunt for the suspect and arrested him in Sugoi, Uasin Gishu county.The suspect is currently in custody being processed for arraignment.