In Summary
  • Officers seized 13 fake titles when they arrested the suspect.

Police in Bomet have broken a ring involved in printing and issuing fake land title deeds to unsuspecting members of the public.

Police arrested Leonard Kipkoech alias Matekete, a private surveyor in connection with the crime.

Officers said Thursday that they looking for his accomplices.

Bomet police boss Naomi Ichami and Jacob Muli, an investigation officer, said the arrest was a major breakthrough in a probe that has been going on for a long time.

The investigation followed a complaint to the police by a public member, who was issued a fake title deed by the surveyor after he bought land in Sotik.

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