Hillary Mutyambai sworn in as the new IG, promises to enhance national security

Inspector General of Police Hillary MutyambaI.Mutyambai has ordered the DCI to investigate circumastances sorrounding the death of a 13 year old boy in Huruma who is alleged to have been hit by a stray bullet /COURTESY

Nairobi, KENYA: Hillary Nzioki Mutyambai has been sworn in as the new Inspector General of Police.

Mutyambai takes over from former IG Joseph Boinnet whose four year tenure came to an end.

During his swearing in, the former NIS boss vowed to eliminate terrorism and crime, adding that those who break the law will face justice.

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“I intend to continue with the reforms under the theme of enhancing police service delivery at the grassroots and we will be keen to transform each police station into a center of delivery for policing services,” said Mutyambai.

Mutyambai, who is 55 years old, holds 27 years experience in investigative and law enforcement. He previously served as the Deputy Director Counter Terrorism at the National Intelligent service.

Present at the swearing in ceremony was Chief Justice David Maraga.