Fake lawyer to serve 18-month jail sentence in Meru


Fake lawyer to serve 18-month jail sentence in Meru

In Summary

  • David Gitau was reportedly arrested two weeks ago at Maua Law Courts where he had been pretending to be a lawyer and even presenting cases.
  • Appearing before Maua Senior Resident Magistrate Oscar Wanyaga, Mr. Gitau was sentenced to a year and a half in jail without the option of a fine.

A 35-year-old man was on Thursday arraigned before a Meru court and charged with masquerading as a legal practitioner.

David Gitau was reportedly arrested two weeks ago at Maua Law Courts where he had been pretending to be a lawyer and even presenting cases.

Appearing before Maua Senior Resident Magistrate Oscar Wanyaga, Mr. Gitau was sentenced to a year and a half in jail without the option of a fine.

The accused had been under probation when his report was delivered in court and his plea for a fine denied.

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