Police have arrested one imposter who doubles as a Nairobi Women Rep. aspirant as she participated in an interview at Inooro TV.
The TV station doubted the credibility of the interviewee who was in full police uniform before informing the authorities who arrived on time to make the arrest.
“Police officers based at Kilimani Police Station today received information of an ongoing interview at Inooro TV hosting an alleged uniformed female police officer as a panelist.
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Doubting the credibility of the interviewee, police officers rushed to the TV station from where they arrested Monica Wamaitha Gitau, a civilian and an aspirant for the Nairobi Women MP seat in full police uniform. She is currently assisting with investigations for the offense of impersonating a police officer.” Said National Police Service
To avoid such occurrences, media houses have been advised to seek clearance from clearance with the Office of the Police Spokesperson or regional commanders incase of an interview with a police officer.
“To avoid similar incidences in the future, National Police Service wishes to advise all Media Houses to always liaise for clearance with the Office of the Police Spokesperson or respective regional or county commanders over all requests for interviews with police officers.” Said NPS