Police denies Ruto’s claims of ‘political scheme’ in graft war

Jubilee Party

National Police Service has refuted claims that the fight against corruption is being propelled section of politicians.

They also refutes Ruto’s call that investigations on corruption should be left to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

Dr Ruto had on Sunday claimed that the Director of Criminal Investigation George Kinoti is being used to scandalise politicians and undermine mega Jubilee projects under the guise of fighting corruption.

DP’s allies told Mr Kinoti to focus on fighting robberies and petty crimes and leave the war on corruption to EACC.

In response, the Police Service fired a tweet on Monday afternoon that quoted the National Police Service Act 2011 on the functions of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

The roles of the DCI include among others undertaking investigations on serious crimes including homicide, narcotic crimes, trafficking, money laundering, terrorism, economic crimes, piracy, organized crime and cyber-crime.

Ruto and his allies had claimed that the fight against corruption is targeting Kalenjin community.

Ruto allies led by Sang had said that Uhuru is trying to frustrate Uhuru from succeeding him 2022.

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