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Kindiki Issues Stern Warning To Raila As He Slams Him Over DCI Headquarters Threat And Drama

In the aftermath of the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga threatening security officers stationed at the DCI headquarters as he sought to offer political solidarity to the former Interior CS Dr. Fred Matiang'i on the Tuesday of March 7th 2023, the Interior CS Prof. Kithure Kindiki has slammed him over the same.

Prof. Kindiki who spoke in a media briefing in the afternoon of today on March 9th 2023 when Raila and his Azimio brigade were also in their highly anticipated press briefing termed Raila's threat and conduct on that day as an act of impunity that was unfortunate to be witnessed, especially by someone of his stature.

That the DCI Headquarters is a respected establishment that should've been accorded its respect by the former Premier, same as the security officers that he threatened with mobilizing the public to storm the facility or rather make a forceful entry into the same when Matiang'i interrogation was underway.

On this, the CS started by saying that "on the day Dr. Matiang'i was appearing before the DCI, a regrettable incident happened at the DCI Headquarters along Kiambu Road.

Some people who claimed to be his supporters converged at the DCI Headquarters and caused commotion.

Some politicians, going to provide political solidarity to Dr. Matiang'i caused some disturbances including threats to mobilize people to forcibly access the DCI Headquarters.

There is no greater demonstration of impunity than this. The DCI Headquarters, police stations and all other security establishments and facilities must be respected by all persons including politicians, their supporters and sympathizers of suspects."

He therefore went ahead to add that "I direct all security agencies to ensure that our security facilities remain protected areas and should not be allowed to become theaters for politics and rowdy behaviour, including unauthorised access."

Then as the Azimio leadership preparedness to proceed with their mass action plan, the CS warned that "going forward, any person regardless of their rank in society who even attempts to threaten to forcibly or illegally access security facilities or even threaten security officers will be dealt with firmly, ruthlessly and decisively in accordance with the law.

It doesn't matter who they are, it doesn't matter their political affiliation.

The respect for the rule of law also calls for the respect of security organs, independent offices and the protection of our security facilities from political and other forms of interference without exception."

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CS DCI Headquarters Kiambu Kindiki Matiang'i


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