The Directorate of Criminial Investigations (DCI) has refuted claims that the seven officers who arrested Deputy President Rigathi who was then Mathira MP at his rural home have been fired.
In a statement the DCI said the said the said officers reported to have resigned did so under the 24-hour rule on diverse dates last month and were not forced to leave the service as alleged.
“That like in any other progressive institution, resignation of staff to pursue other interests in life is well provided for in the National Police Service, under the NPS Service Standing Orders (SSO),” said the DCI statement released this evening.
The statement further said that the detectives who were based at different specialized units within the Directorate, left to pursue their careers in the private sector as financial investigators, fraud experts, IT specialists among others.
Reports emerged yesterday indicating that the seven officers involved in the raid where Gachagua claims to have been humiliated in-front of his family had been forced to resign after the former Mathira MP rose to power.
At his swearing in on Tuesday, an angry Gachagua declared that freedom has finally come and that Kenyans will no-longer be harassed using state agents.