George Kinoti jail term leaves DCI in a quandary

George Kinoti

The Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti speaking to the media at DCI headquarters on April 20, 2021.

Photo credit: Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The seven-day window granted to Mr Kinoti by a court to present himself at Kamiti Maximum Security Prison lapsed on Wednesday.
  • The AG wanted court to issue an immediate stay of the sentence and arrest warrant, but Justice Anthony Mrima declined.

The status of Mr George Kinoti as head of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) is not certain after a court yesterday declined to suspend his imprisonment for contempt.


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