Boinnet warns against corruption during Monday’s police recruitment exercise

April 3, 2016 4:32 pm
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Boinnet is urging Kenyans to report incidents of corruption during Monday’s police recruitment exercise for appropriate action/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 3- One person has been arrested within Nairobi for defrauding a family of Sh50,000 on assurance that he would influence enlistment of their son during Monday’s police recruitment exercise.

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has warned that corruption will not be condoned during the exercise that targets 10,000 recruits across the country.

Overview
  • Candidates must be Kenyan citizens with a Kenyan National ID, have a minimum qualifications of D+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination with a D+ in either English or Kiswahili languages.
  • Applicants should be aged between 18 and 28 years for holders of KCSE Examination Certificate or its equivalent, and up to 30 years for diploma and degree holders.

To report such incidents, the public, “has been asked to call the police toll free number 999 or 112 to report any unethical conduct during the exercise.”

The police boss has urged Kenyans to report such incidents for an appropriate action.

The exercise will be carried out in 331 centres in 290 constituencies.

Candidates must be Kenyan citizens with a Kenyan National ID, have a minimum qualifications of D+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination with a D+ in either English or Kiswahili languages.

They should be physically and medically fit and should not have a criminal record or pending criminal charges.

Applicants should be aged between 18 and 28 years for holders of KCSE Examination Certificate or its equivalent, and up to 30 years for diploma and degree holders.

Female candidates must not be pregnant at recruitment and during the entire nine-month training period.

No police officers apart from those appointed by the IG to oversee this year’s recruitment shall be allowed within the precincts of the recruiting centres.

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