The High Court has declined to suspend the four-month prison term facing the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti.
Attorney General Kihara Kariuki filed an application seeking the suspension of the sentence and the imminent arrest of Kinoti until the hearing and determination of his
The Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) George
Kinoti has been sentenced to four months in prison.
A High Court ruled Thursday, directing Kinoti to serve his
jail term at Kamiti Maximum Prison.
Kinoti has been jailed for contempt of court after he failed
to return firearms which were confiscated from
President Uhuru Kenyatta has fired Kenya Prisons
Commissioner General Wycliffe Ogalo.
This follows an incident which saw three terror convicts escape Kamiti Maximum Prison, Kenya’s most highly secured facility on Monday.
The President has, however, appointed Brigadier (Rtd) John
Kibaso Wariba as prisons boss.
Uhuru held a brief meeting with
Seven Kamiti Maximum Prison wardens have been arrested for aiding and abetting the escape of three terror convicts.
In a statement released by Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr.
Fred Matiangi, he termed it incompetence and laxity among the officers.
The prison is one of the most secured government facilities