Team Kenya Chef-de-Mission to Rio 2016, Stephen Arap Soi has been fired by the National Police Service, as indicated by a statement discharged on Wednesday by its commission as the police force distance itself from the man confronting charges of being the main draftsman of the Olympics fiasco.
The correspondence issued by the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) states Soi was among 59 officers who had at first been rejected by the previous Police Commissioner in 2004 before they moved to court to challenge their evacuation and where it ruled in their favor and they were reinstated
“After the matter was summoned in court, the commission in compliance with the court request reinstated the 59 officers in 2013,” a segment of the statement read.
“To see him back to service, the Commission conducted a vetting exercise on Soi as required by its regulations. However, after the vetting exercise, the Commission discovered him inadmissible on grounds that he was untrustworthy.” The statement added
“Amid Soi’s vetting, they additionally noticed that the officer is inconsistent and temperamental of character, given his behavior in the incident where he assaulted a police constable, which is not in consonance with police conduct” The statement continued
This behavior, as per NPSC, portrays an officer steeped in impunityThe statement adds that the commission additionally broke down records in the officer’s file of promotion stood over which is additional proof of his unbecoming conduct.
“During his vetting process, the officer had a tendency to clarify his ascribing despite the fact that his behavior had been unbecoming. His quiet submission to tribalism would be out of keeping with the new agreement of Police reforms. “The officer’s gross professional misconduct clearly depicts him as a violator of human rights,” the statement said.After expulsion by the commission, Soi again moved to court to force it to review its decision to evacuate him and his plea was granted.
After expulsion by the commission, Soi again moved to court to force it to review its decision to evacuate him and his plea was granted.
“In consenting to the court order the commission scheduled the officer for a review interview in the month of July 2016. In any case, the officer through his legal advisors kept in touch with the commission indicating that he was away in Brazil with the Kenyan athletics team until August 29, 2016,” NPSC said.
The statement adds that the commission noted that by the time of his return the officer would have retired upon attaining retirement age
The statement adds that the commission noticed that by the time of his return the officer would have retired after attaining the required retirement age.