"We Are Being Forced to Frame George Kinoti..." DCI Officers Now Tell Judge in New Turn of Events
Senior Principal Magistrate Diana Mochache listening to the case against DCI officers. The nine detained officers of the disbanded Special Services Unit have claimed they are under pressure to implicate former Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti in exchange for their freedom. The nine who are accused of Killing two Indians and their taxi driver, through their counsel Danstan Omari, have since told Chief Magistrate Diana Mochache that their arrest is politically instigated to settle scores.
Kenyans React After 12 Cops From Disbanded SSU Unit Freed
Twelve officers from the disbanded Special Services Unit squad were released on Thursday on personal recognizance, after nearly two months of imprisonment. The officers were freed after the Kiambu Court acquitted them of the murder of two Indian nationals. Nevertheless, the officers, released on personal recognizance, were prohibited from contacting witnesses who testified in court.
Former Commander of Disbanded SSU and His Deputy Promoted and Transferred by DCI's DG Amin
The Special Services Unit was disbanded by the then Acting Inspector General of Police Noor Gabow on orders from President William Ruto a few weeks ago. Nine of its officers were arrested and have been behind bars for a significant amount of time before they were released on a 500,000 shillings bond each a few days ago.
New Details Show Pakistan Journalist Was Tortured For Four Hours Before He Was Shot Dead
Extrajudicial Killings in the country have been on the rise with the President Ruto led administration taking no chances with such police units. The Special Services Unit was disbanded by the Acting Inspector General of Police at the behest of President William Ruto a few weeks ago and the officers under the unit going on trial.
Court Releases 12 SSU Cops Suspected of Murdering Ruto’s Campaign Visitors Under Strict Conditions
Photo: Courtesy After two months of being held by the state, the 12 Special Services Unit (SSU) officers have been released. The cops who were accused of murdering Indian Nationals who were hired to work for Ruto during the campaigns. Photo: Courtesy The officers have been told that they should not be caught contacting witnesses have ben released on personal bonds.
Former DCI Boss Kinoti Allegedly Linked To An Organized Crime And Robberies By The SSU
All Special Services Unit (SSU) troops, from corporal to inspector, must report at the IAU headquarters in the KCB Towers in Upper Hill, Nairobi County, unarmed on October 21, 2022. Some police personnel have claimed that the IAU conducted extensive interrogations of them after the formation of the special squad in 2019 to investigate their possible complicity in the spate of extrajudicial executions.
BREAKING NEWS: Four More Officers From Disbanded SSU DCI Unit Arrested For Murder
The Special Services Unit of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations had been disbanded by the then Acting Inspector General of Police Noor Gabow on orders of the President William Ruto. Picture courtesy. Image used for illustration. Officers from the unit were then taken through an intense interrogation exercise that saw six of them taken into custody and charged with the murder of two Indians that were in the campaign of President William Ruto.
Here Are The 2 Dreaded Police Units Deployed to Nairobi Streets on Orders of President Ruto
The National Police Service has been called into action by President William Ruto over the recent spate of insecurity in the country as per the reports that we have with us this morning. Picture courtesy. President William Ruto. President William Ruto called for a meeting with the senior security officers at State House that saw the resolution of adopting new measures to combat crime in Nairobi County and the entire country at large.
UDA MP Proposes Formation of Special Police Unit to Monitor Social Media, Interwebs and WhatsApp
The Special Services Unit of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations was disbanded by the Former Acting Inspector General of Police, Noor Gabow on orders from President William Ruto. Picture courtesy. Special Services Unit. The officers are currently in custody for the murder of two Indians and their taxi driver that happened months ago with the two Indians reported to have been working for President Ruto's campaign team.
President Ruto Confirms Existence of Container of Death And Reason for Kinoti Sacking
During a joint media television interview at State House on Wednesday night, President William Ruto revealed the reason behind the sacking of former DCI boss George Kinoti. President Ruto during the interview. The President said Kinoti presided over a rogue Directorate at a time when extrajudicial killings reached a peak across the country.
Radio Personality Says Police Allegedly Ask Members Of The Public To "Finish" Criminals
Image Courtesy Police are on the spot following allegations that they asked members of the public to kill robbery suspects in the event a suspect is apprehended by members of the public. Speaking during NTV A.M. show, radio personality Davis Lichuma has blamed the increased insecurity in Nairobi on the changes going on in the National Police Service since president William Ruto took over the reigns of the country.
What Next To Kinoti? SSU Exposes His Connections To Robberies And Organized Crimes
All Special Services Unit (SSU) employees, from corporal to inspector, are ordered to show up unarmed at IAU headquarters, which is housed at the KCB Towers in Upper Hill, Nairobi County, on October 21, 2022. Some police officers said that the IAU thoroughly questioned them about their alleged role in the surge of extrajudicial executions after the special squad was formed in 2019.
A Blow To Ruto After Details Emerged On The Warning He Received From Azimio Ally On Former CS & DCI
John Mbadi, a prospective MP, claims that it is intentional for the investigation into the alleged extrajudicial murders to concentrate on former senior security officials. The ODM chairman claims that President William Ruto is keen to arrest and charge former Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i.
12 Disbanded SSU Cops Released By Court Under Strict Conditions
After two months in state custody, 12 Special Services Unit (SSU) officers have been released. Policemen who were accused of killing Indian nationals who were hired to work for Ruto during the campaigns. The officers were told they should not be caught calling witnesses and were released on personal bonds.
Kshs 500,000 Personal Bond For 12 Former SSU Officers As They Are Released
The 12 former Special Services Unit Officers were freed by the Kahawa Law courts on Friday on a personal bond of Ksh. 500,000 until further notice in January 2023. The officers are on trial for the July 2017 murder and disappearance of two Indian nationals and a Kenyan cab driver.
New Details Emerge As Ten SSU Officers Who Were On Night Shift Summoned Over Missing Indians
Ten police officers who were under disbanded Special Services Unit (SSU) have been summoned to appear before the Internal Affairs Unit (IAU) detectives for grilling today following the mysterious disappearance of two Indians and their Kenyan taxi driver on July 23. It's reported that the ten officers were on night shift duty at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) SSU yard, and have been called to say what transpired that night.
12 Cops From Disbanded SSU Unit Freed Under Strict Conditions
Twelve officers from the disbanded Special Services Unit (SSU) squad were set free on Thursday, December 1, after almost two months of being held behind bars. Kiambu Court released the cops linked to the murder of Indian nationals hired to work with President William Ruto's campaign team.
New Details Show Pakistan Journalist Was Tortured For Four Hours Before He Was Shot Dead
The country has seen an increase in extrajudicial killings as a result of the President Ruto-led administration not taking any chances with such police units. A few weeks ago, at the request of President William Ruto, the Acting Inspector General of Police disbanded the Special Services Unit and put its members on trial.
Moses Wetangula supports President Ruto's decision to disband Special Service Unit(SSU).
President William Ruto's decision to dissolve the Special Services Unit (SSU), which has been implicated in extrajudicial executions and kidnappings of Kenyans, was endorsed by Parliament Speaker Moses Wetangula. Wetangula claimed that River County Representative Garsen Ali Guyo claimed at Wario's homecoming ceremony that numerous families were implicated in the enigmatic killing and kidnapping of loved ones.
Is There A Plot To Frame Former DCI Boss George Kinoti?
Nine Special Services Unit members who are currently incarcerated claim that they are being coerced into implicating George Kinoti in exchange for their release. The Special Services Unit has since been disbanded. Two Indian passengers and their taxi driver were allegedly murdered by the nine. Through their lawyer Danstan Omari, they notified Chief Magistrate Diana Mochache on Thursday that their imprisonment was politically motivated in order to settle a score.