George Kinoti moves top DCI bosses

Changes at DCI

The Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti

The Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti reshuffled officers at the Directorate, in changes announced over the weekend.

Kinoti named DCI Assistant Inspector General of Police John Gachomo as the new head of the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU).

Nairobi DCI boss Nicholas Kamwende was named the new Director of Forensic Investigations at the headquarters.


North Eastern DCI Mohammed Amin was moved to the National Focal Point and Small Arms under the ministry of interior.

Gideon Kibunja was moved from Rift Valley and named the new commandant of the DCI Training School, South C.

On Monday, Inspector General of police Joseph Boinnet is expected to announce the new 390 Officers Commanding Police Division (OCPDs). 

In January, DCI Kinoti transferred five senior DCI officers in Nairobi, in changes he said were aimed at boosting operations.

New bosses

Those moved included Divisional Criminal Investigations Officers (DCIOs) Jeremiah Ikiao (Buruburu), Nyaga Gichungi (Kayole), Ali Bure (Makadara), Daniel Kiptum (Langata) and Douglas Chikanda (Kasarani).

Mandera East DCIO Henry Kiambati was named as the new boss at Makadara. 

Kinoti also moved Kiambu County Criminal Investigations Officer (CCIO) Amos Tebeny and most of the DCIOs in the area.


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