57 youths arrested over fake KDF papers

Michael Koskei (left) at the regional Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission offices in Nakuru on October 12, 2016. He was arrested after being accused of receiving over Sh600,000 from people he had promised slots in the Kenya Defence Forces recruitment exercise. FILE PHOTO | SULEIMAN MBATIAH | NATION MEDIA GROUP

More than 50 youths have been arrested for reporting to the KDF Recruits Training School in Eldoret with fake documents.

The 57, who are being held at the Eldoret Police Station were found with bogus admission letters.

“We do not understand how the suspects received admission letters yet they did not participate in the recruitment,”
said area DCI officer Ali Samatar.

Reporting by Barnabas Bii and Gerald Bwisa