Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Tuesday morning, December 22 arrested Chief Inspector of Police on suspicion of sodomising four boys for an unspecified period in Chogoria, Tharaka Nithi county.
The officers rescued the four boys aged between 14-15 years and two young adults aged 18-19 years.
The detectives conducted the raid following a tip-off from a member of the public.
In a statement via Twitter, DCI George Kinoti said that the boys were found sleeping on the floor in the perpetrator’s house in within Chogoria Township.
“This morning some minutes past midnight, our officers rescued four boys aged between 14-15 years and two young adults of 18 & 19 years, from the yoke of sodomy.”
“In a horror-like scene visited by Maara sub-County Criminal Investigations head & his Kenya Police counterparts, the boys were found sleeping on the floor in the perpetrator’s house in within Chogoria Township.”
“Upon expeditious interrogation of the boys, it was established that the senior officer has been sodomizing them for an unspecified period,” DCI George Kinoti said.
“The perpetrator is supposed to safeguard the rights of such victims as a law enforcement officer,” Kinoti said.
“The suspect has since been placed in custody pending further investigations and arraignment,” he said
He thanked the member of the public who provided information leading to the perpetrator’s arrest urging Kenyans to report suspicious cases through the DCI emergency toll free line.
“Equally, we appeal to Kenyans to continue making such reports anonymously, through the DCI emergency toll free line 0800722203, for decisive action by our detectives,” he added.