Directorate of Criminal Investigation, DCI has dismissed allegation made by one Samwel Gateri as false and misleading.
DCI was responding to an article published by The Star that Samwel Gateri purports to be a state witness in respect to a criminal case against Dennis Itumbi.
Contrary to the statements made, the Directorate confirms that he is indeed a suspect under investigation and at no time was he expected to be a state witness.
“We wish to clarify that contrary to insinuation by one Samwel GATERI that he’s a state witness in respect to a criminal case against one @OleItumbi is false & misleading.
The true facts are that he is a suspect under investigations. At no time was he envisaged to be a state witness.”
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In their article, The-Star says that Samuel Gateri had told the court the DCI was forcing him to make a statement that he personally knows Dennis Itumbi and DP William Ruto.
In addition to that, Gateri claims he was arrested on July 2nd and his items were seized including his mobile phone and National Identity Card.