Saturday, October 15, 2022 –President William Ruto has today officially replaced DCI George Kinoti with Amin Mohamed.
According to our background checks, Amin has over 30 years of experience in criminal investigations and emerged the best candidate in the interviews concluded recently.
He is coming from the Police Internal Affairs Unit PIAU which he has been the boss for a couple of years.
In the interviews to pick the new DCI boss, a total of 10 officers were shortlisted for the position that fell vacant following the exit of Mr. Kinoti.
Detective Nicholas Kamwende, former Anti-Terrorism Police Unit Boss Munga Nyale, Mr Bernard Marasa Walumoli, Eliud Kipkoech Lagat; Ms Esther Chepkosgei Seroney, David Kipkosgey Birech, Jonyo Michael Wiso, Paul Ndambuki, and Dr Simon Wanderi who is the Head of Investigations at Kenya Railways also expressed their desire to succeed Kinoti.
Mohamed joined police service in 1989 as a Cadet Inspector Trainee before he started to quickly rise through the ranks serving in various senior positions like Provincial CID officer in several parts of the country.
He would then join the DCI head office in 2004 where he was given the role of Head of Investigations, and 2019 he became Assistant Inspector General, Director of Kenya Focal Point on Small Arms and light Weapons.
Later in 2020, Mohamed would get another promotion to become the Senior Assistant Inspector General, Director of Internal Affairs Unit.
He was also key in coordination, investigation and prosecution of the 2007/8 Post Poll violence within the expansive Rift Valley Region.
All eyes are now on him to see how different he will do things at the Criminal Directorate.
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