“Reng star’ local artist who was arrested for impersonating deputy president at it again!


Collins kipleting Alias Reng star local artist who impersonated deputy president Rigathi Gachagua seeks Forgiveness

By Robert Mutasi


A local Kalenjin artist has confessed his crime and sought forgiveness from the Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua for impersonating him.


Collins Kipleting alias Reng star from Sugoi area,Uasin Gishu county,said that he wanted to gain more followers and popularity using the name of the deputy president Rigathi Gachagua.


“For the mistake I did impersonating the deputy president, I  have apologized ,I also wish to meet with the deputy president in person if possible an seek for his forgiveness ,”


Kiplenting  was arraigned in court on 18th December,2022 at Milimani Law Court,Nairobi after he was arrested  by dci officers in Eldoret for  the crime of  impersonation .


He pleaded guilty and was fined 50,000 or 7 months in jail.His parents were unable to pay the money due to their low income however his close friends and well wishers from Sugoi put their hands together and raised the money setting him free .


Reng Star Local artist who was arrested for Impersonating deputy President.


His Facebook page  then  had under 150 followers and shot to more than 14,000 after he changed the name from Reng Star to H.E Rigathi Gachagua before being arrested.


He says he is depressed after committing the crime after  he condemnation  from Kenyans  and  friends who have  referred to him as a  “Fraudster”.


Kipleting  has now claimed to be a changed man and would love to meet the  deputy President and  seek his personal forgiveness in order for  the community to forgive him.


The young man is passionate about promoting talent among the local youth in Sugoi Turbo sub county  that happens to be President  William Ruto’s  maternal home.




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