On Thursday, a primary school teacher from Gucha in Kisii County was charged with forging certificates and presenting them to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) in 2007.
Isaiah Okombo Otieno, also known as Daudi Ochoi Magero, was detained by EACC detectives at Nyakeyo market in South Mugurango and charged with personation, fraudulently obtaining property, and supplying false information to a public servant.
Before Kisii Senior Magistrate Wa Kugwa Waihinya, he denied all charges.
If the defendant is found guilty, he would be obliged to repay the state Ksh. 3.3 million in salaries and allowances earned between February 2007 and May 2019.
The case will be mentioned on April 25
1. A Head of institution may initially issue a verbal warning or caution the teacher in writing on minor breaches.
2. In case of persistent misbehaviour, the teacher may be required to show cause why disciplinary action should not be taken against him/her.
3. From the teacher’s response, the head of institution may serve the teacher with a warning or present the case before the agent.