By Chris Ojow
A youthful politician accused of forging
bank notes US dollars amount to over 88
million failed to appear before court
to plead to forgery charges.
Joseph Lendrix Waswa was summoned by the
Country Directorate of Criminal
Investigation early September on
allegations of being in possession of
forged bank notes contrary to section
359 of the penal code.
His lawyers who were present before
Chief Magistrate Susan Shitubi at
Milimani informed the court that Joseph
Lendrix Waswa is sick and his doctor
advised for bed rest .
There application was granted by the
duty court and plea taking differed to
early October year 2023.
In the charge sheet presented before
court by the State Prosecutor,it is a
legend that on 7th of September year
2023 at Villa Mawe in Garden Estate
within Nairobi County , jointly with
others without lawful Authority or
excuse , the accused had in his
possession 643,178 forged USD currency
notes for one hundred denomination
bearing serial numbers knowing them to