IG Mutyambai's Promise After Meeting Asbel Kiprop

  • Inspector General of Police Hillary N. Mutyambai on Tuesday met troubled athlete and Chief Inspector Asbel Kiprop at the National Police Service Headquarters - Jogoo House.

    During the meeting, IG Mutyambai promised to look into the mental and psychological health of the police officers.

    "Chief Inspector Asbel Kiprop is our hero. We must never forget him," he remarked after meeting the officer who is also an athlete.

    "I am here to take care of all officers as they provide safety and security to all, I included.

    "Let us share what we are going through to avoid what we have seen where sadly, officers have had to take away their lives. I am personally following up on Asbel Kiprop's case," the police boss added.

    Earlier in the day, Mutyambai visited the Recce Company Headquarters, Ruiru and GSU Headquarters, Ruaraka.

    During the interaction and familiarization tour, the IG promised to work for the best interests of the officers serving under him.

    "I am one of you and have previously worked with you behind the scenes. I promise to support you as you undertake your delicate duties to save lives when called upon to do so. I will not forget you," he stated.

    Mutyambai praised Recce Company noting that the elite force is respected all over Kenya and beyond.

    "I am proud of you and as your Inspector General, I ask you to to keep up and together we will do more," he stated.

    On matters corruption which has marred the reputation of police service over the years, Mutyambai promised to lead the war against graft.

    "I am not going to look back as I have committed to fight corruption from within. Join me in this war and together, we will make Kenya better," he stated.

    In a sensational tweet, Kiprop, 29, dared his National Police Service bosses to sack him and withdraw his firearm before he uses it to “earn justice”.

    The former world and Olympic champion was showing signs of depression after he was suspended for using banned performance-enhancing substances.

    He also dared the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world athletics governing body, to take all the medals he won in global competitions including the 1,500 metres race where he had gained dominance.

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