• Philip Odero Kauma confessed to receiving KSh 600,000 for UAP Old Mutual Insurance by false pretence
  • He falsified documents to show that his two family members had died on various dates in 2021
  • Kauma pleaded guilty to the three charges when he appeared before Mombasa Resident Magistrate Viola Muthoni

Philip Odero Kauma has been charged in a Mombasa court for falsely obtaining KSh 600,000 from an insurance company.

Philip Odero
Philip Odero Kauma appearing before a Mombasa court. Photo: ODPP.
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Appearing before Resident Magistrate Viola Muthoni on Thursday, February 9, Odero pleaded guilty to three charges relating to defrauding UAP Old Mutual Insurance.

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In a statement, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution(ODPP) said the suspect had faked the deaths of his family members to receive compensation from the insurance firm.

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“A man has admitted before a Mombasa court to have obtained KSh 600,000 from an insurance company after faking the deaths of his family members. Philip Odero admitted that he obtained last respect claims from UAP Old Mutual Insurance,” ODPP said on Friday, February 10.

According to the charge sheet, Kauma obtained KSh 100, 000 as the last expense claim from the insurance company claiming Veronica Anyango Odero died on June 16, 2021.

Kauma confessed to having obtained another KSh 100, 000 as the insurance firm‘s last expense claim, falsely pretending that Benedetta Makanda Kauma was deceased.

He again received KSh 250, 000 from the same insurance company on October 5, 2021, by falsely pretending that Benedetta Makanda Kauma was dead.

The case will now be mentioned on February 13, for further direction by the presiding magistrate.

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The duo had their first child enrolled at Caring Hearts High School where she enjoyed a scholarship during her four-year stay.

Her father, a bishop of an unnamed church, had faked his death so that his daughter could benefit from the scheme which aimed at helping children from poor families get an education.

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