Man charged in court for impersonating a doctor at Coast General Hospital


Mombasa, KENYA: A man was on Wednesday charged in a Mombasa court for impersonation of a doctor.

Court heard that Edwin Wafula on 23rd April at Makadara area in Mombasa with intent to defraud falsely, passed himself out as a doctor at Coast general provincial hospital.

He was also charged with a second count of presenting forged academic papers to the public office.

Mr.Wafula pleaded not guilty before Mombasa senior resident magistrate Edigah Kagoni.

Mr.Kagoni ordered the accused person released on a cash bail of sh.50,000.

The accused person requested the court to grant him lenient bail claiming his wife is expectant.

“Your honour I am a student at Kenya Medical Training College and am expecting to sit for my examinations,” Wafula told the court.

The case is set for hearing on 9th May 2018.