A former Migori county assembly member was today locked behind bars for allegedly obtaining money falsely from a teacher in return for a well-paying job within the county government.
Joshua Onyango Ouma, alias Ong’oma was whisked away by sleuths from a hotel room within Rakwaro Shopping center, where he had directed the teacher to pick his job appointment letter.
It is reported that Ongo’ma , formerly of East Kamagambo Ward , within Rongo sub -county had requested the unsuspecting teacher to give him kshs.600,000 so as to secure him the lucrative post of a finance director.
The teacher however became suspicious when the appointment letter was taking too long to be delivered to him and walked straight to the governor’s offices to pick it, only to realize that he had been conned .
However during interrogation
Confirming the incident, Migori county police Commander Joseph Nthenge said that they have locked up suspect as they are still looking for his accomplice who is currently at large.
Director of communications in the governor’s office Mr. Nicholas Anyuor has strongly condemned the act
This comes barely a week after the disbandment
Anyuor has asked the public to be cautious of people who are taking advantage of the inexistence of the service board to fleece money from people .