FAKE TI­TLE DEEDS

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The Na­tional Land Com­mis­sion will or­der the ar­rest of peo­ple who present fake doc­u­ments.

Chair­man Muham­mad Swazuri on Fri­day said the com­mis­sion has re­ceived thou­sands of fake doc­u­ments from peo­ple fight­ing to keep their prop­erty.

“Go­ing for­ward, we will be re­fer­ring them to the Di­rec­torate of Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tions and Anti-fraud Unit where they will be in­ves­ti­gated and the case will be­come a crim­i­nal of­fence,” he said.

Swazuri, NLC vice chair­per­son Abi­gael Mukolwe and com­mis­sion­ers Emma Njogu and Sa­muel Tororei were pre­sented with a ti­tle deed.

“We will have to take firm ac­tion against those ap­pear­ing be­fore the com­mis­sion with fake doc­u­ments. This is a se­ri­ous is­sue the com­mis­sion will take ac­tion on,” Mukolwe said.

The NLC has held pub­lic fo­rums across the coun­try to re­view grants and dis­po­si­tions, in­clud­ing pub­lic util­ity land and gov­ern­ment houses grabbed by pri­vate de­vel­op­ers.

The com­mis­sion has re­voked ti­tle deeds be­lieved to have been ob­tained fraud­u­lently.

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