Investigators in Naivasha are hunting down a notorious criminal who recently secured release through falsification of names.
The suspect, Peter Kamau Ngige, had been arrested for a robbery with violence offence but was mistakenly released through a court process.
He shared a similar name with another inmate arrested for a liquor-related offence.
During the court process he posed as the liquor suspect, earning his freedom with prison officers seemingly unaware of his cunningness.
“During the video conferencing process the robbery with violence suspect posed as the illicit liquor remandee, deceitfully gaining his freedom after he was set free,” said our source.
Naivasha Sub-County Police Commander Samuel Waweru confirmed the disappearance of the hard-core criminal, adding that they are looking for him.
“We have officers trailing him and we hope to arrest the suspect soon,” he told the Nation Wednesday.
The suspect had a pending court case, with the ruling set on June 27, 2020 but took advantage of similarities in names to secure his freedom
DAILY NATION KENYA