Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i and Immigration Director Gordon Kihalangwa have withdrawn an application at the Court of Appeal challenging a court order that they pay Sh200,000 fine for defying a court order.
- Matiang'i said claims that there were no materials needed to make the uniform was propaganda - He disclosed he and IG Boinnet were under pressure to allow importation of the new uniforms - The CS made it clear the government would not import police uniforms from any country - He argued making the uniforms locally would create job opportunities for Kenyans - The president had directed the new uniforms be manufactured locally to grow the local industry The Interior Cabinet Secretary (CS), Fred Matiang'i, has rubbished reports by a section of the media that the government had run out of materials needed to tailor the new police uniforms which were supposed to be ready by Jamhuri Day.
The Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has refuted claims that the government is planning to import new uniforms for police officers.
Ogallo, who read Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i’s condolence message, asked the area chiefs to be courageous and the government was on their side to support them whenever required to do so.
He also revealed they had received a total of KSh 900,000 from the president, Raila and Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i to take to the funeral.
NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 18 – Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi says the government will not succumb to pressure from merchants to buy imported police uniform.
In a notice of appeal, Attorney-General Paul Kihara Kariuki indicated that his office, together with that of Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i and Immigration Principal Secretary Gordon Kihalangwa, who were earlier sued by the lawyer, will appeal Justice Enoch Chacha Mwita’s December 14 decision.
, NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 17 – The High Court has temporarily suspended the mandatory vetting of civilian firearm holders, that was ordered by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi earlier this month.
“The orders will act as a stay of the decision and orders of the Interior Cabinet Secretary pending hearing and determination of the application,” Justice Mativo said.
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i linked the clashes to politics while Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet,warned of arrest of politicians who incite people to violence.