To enhance the financial investigating capabilities of operatives, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), have organised a three days intensive training for operatives.
According to the Deputy Director of DCI, Mr Joseph Ashimala, who officiated the closing ceremony 40 DCI officers who benefitted from the training sponsored by the Kenyan Government in partnership with the European Union.
While addressing the course participants, Mr Ashimala congratulated them saying he was confident that the preparation will also strengthen multidisciplinary cooperation on Financial investigations that will go a long way in disrupting the financing of trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants criminal networks.
Mr Ashimala appreciated the facilitators adding that they have indeed shown that the idea behind capacity building is to lighten each others paths.
He said: “ This programme will boost the production of experts in various fields who will impart knowledge on the elements and characteristics of criminalization of trafficking in human persons, and exchanging of best practices on law enforcement and judicial cooperation in cross-border financial investigations, through the review of concrete practical cases.”
On his part, the DCI Director of Training, Mr Gideon Kibunja also congratulated the participants and expressed confidence that they have acquired the skills and much needed network to deliver, adding that they be provided with assignments in areas of financial investigation in order to nature what they have learnt.