The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives today arrested former Suna East parliamentary aspirant Patrick Ochieng Odipo for submitting forged declaration documents, impersonation and forged academic certificates.
Odipo Odipo Alias Nahashon vied on the Musalia Mudavadi led Amani National Congress Party and a coalition party to the National Super Alliance (NASA).
His arrest was sanctioned by the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Keriako Tobiko.
In what is likely to portray him as a serial offender, Odipo used a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) certificate belonging to someone else to seek clearance to vie.
He also used the same to go to Kiganjo Police Training College for training in Nyeri.
“He is facing various allegations of forgeries of academic certificates, impersonation, submitting false declaration and uttering false documents,” a senior EACC official said.
He is expected to be arraigned in court later in the day.
He submitted the falsified documents during the August General Elections for mandatory clearance process by the anti graft body.
Today, afternoon Odipo was grilled by EACC officers at Integrity Center.