IG Mutambayi orders probe after sexual harassment video goes viral

Written By: Claire Wanja

Inspect General (IG) of Police Hilary Mutyambai has ordered investigations after a video of a female officer went viral where she laments against unfair treatment and sexual harassment.

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On his twitter account Sunday, the IG says the officer who is attached to the Traffic Department in Mombasa County had complained against a merchant and was subjected to an inquiry by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers resulting into a departmental action.

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Mutyambai directed the Gender and Children Directorate to independently investigate the matter and give a report within seven days. 

In the video, the police officer ‘begs’ the IG to let her resign peacefully.

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She accuses the office of Internal Affairs of not addressing their plight and even urges President Uhuru Kenyatta to disband it as it is full of corrupt officers.

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