Police to be vetted as reforms take shape
08 November 2013, 19:12
Nairobi - Cabinet Secretary for Interior, Joseph Ole Lenku, has said that the police vetting process will start in a fortnight as part of the ongoing reforms in the unit.
The exercise will be conducted in two phases, starting with senior officers who are expected to complete the process by March 2014. The entire process is expected to take 18 months, where over 80,000 officers will go through vetting.
The IG of police, David Kimaiyo, who has already been vetted alongside his deputies, promised that the process will be done in a manner that is free and fair.
According to senior officers in the force, The Standard reports, vetting tool has already been developed while vetting rules are being formed in preparation for the exercise.
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