President William Ruto has appointed Amin Mohamed Ibrahim as the new Director of Criminal Investigations, replacing George Kinoti.
Amin landed the job after the release of a Gazette Notice dated Friday, October 14, where President Ruto said Amin will be in charge of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
Amin is the outgoing Head of Internal Affairs Unit at the National Police Service.
More than 160 people had expressed interest in taking after the ex-DCI boss Kinoti, but only ten were shortlisted by the National Police Service Commission.Amin became the most preferred candidate out of nine other candidates.
Other candidates who had been shortlisted for the position are Bernard Barasa Walumoli, Eliud Kipkoech Lagat, Gideon Nyale Munga, Esther Chepkosgei Seroney, David Kipkosgey Birech, Jonyo Michael Wiso, Nicholas Ireri Kamwende, Paul Jimmie Ndambuki and Dr. Simon Mwangi Wanderi.