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George Kinoti Biography, Education, Career, Net Worth, Family

Real Name George Maingi Kinoti
Age 67 (As of 2022)
Nationality Kenyan
Education Level University
Place of Birth Meru
Birth Sign N/A
Year of Birth 1967
Religion Christianity
Spouse Mrs. Kinoti
Children 3
Profession/Career DCI
Net Worth N/A

George Kinoti is a man who is famous to Kenyans as the country’s Director of Criminal Investigations. He is a man who has also created history as one of Kenya’s public servants who has been propelled in jail for a four-month period. This article examines into his biography, emphasizing his background, career, and personal life journey.

George Kinoti Age and Place of Birth

George Kinoti was born in mid-1967 in Meru Town. Growing up in the small slums, he did not believe he would one day become the man in Kenya’s DCI heart. He was brought up by an unmarried and spiritual mother who taught him not to fear in life and rely on God’s providence. This was especially the case after his dad left the family when he was young, leaving behind a family of seven only meeting his daddy when he was thirty years old. 

George Kinoti Education Background

After primary school, he entered Pope Pius X Seminary, where he passed his O-level examination topping the class. He had then started taking his path down the theological path when he was enrolled into Kanyakine High School, near the seminary. After passing his A-level exams, he registered at Egerton University to do a sociology degree. New students also underwent compulsory paramilitary training at the National Youth Service in those days.

He has strategies to train in Italy as a Jesuit. While pushing this goal, Bishop Njiru sent him into the National Youth Service camp in Gilgil, ending his priesthood dreams. This was the start of his career path in his chosen line of work. He followed an undergraduate degree in Sociology and Geography, later on assuming a Master’s degree in Security Management with a dream to make a distinction in the force.

George Kinoti Professional Journey

George Kinoti is a police officer who has performed in various ranks and stations since his 1992 enlistment. He was formerly the Central Bank of Kenya National Police’s Head of Security & Investigation ServiceSpokesman & Communications Director based in the Inspector General’s office. On January 5, 2018, he was assigned by President Uhuru Kenyatta as the new DCI in substitute of Ndegwa Muhoro. His career has seen him earn thirty-five bullet wounds & a near-death experience. 

His profession has seen him battle robbers in Kisumu, Busia, Migori, Isebania, and other regions, and he worked as a Personal Assistant to the former DCI Joseph Kamau prior to his appointment. Kinoti’s profession as PA had also seen him direct a team of elite detectives called Kanga Squad, which took an iron fist procedure in handling Nairobi terrorists.

Another of his notable professional experiences was on 11th and 12th August 2014 when he was studying and eventually prosecuted three guards at Norfolk Apartments. The securities had attacked Ngugi wa Thiongo and his wife, stealing a laptop, a marriage band, three gold rings, and Ksh 34,000, where also Njeri was also sexually manipulated. The three suspects, scilicet Elias Sikuku Wanjala, Peter Mutati Wafula, and Richard Kayago Maeti, were sentenced in 2006 and convicted to death.

In current developments, seventy-three DCI officers were moved after Kinoti’s announcement. The notice dated January 18, 2022, will see officers deployed to the DCI office before or on January 20. The DCI went on to state, “The rest of the authorities should report to their new station on or before January 28. Ensure correct handling and taking over is done, confirm out and arrival.”

Some of the new DCI commanders comprise Ruto Kipchumba-Kigumo, David Simiyu-Nzau Emali, Augustine Mutembei-Dandora, John Lelei -North Igembe, David Kirui -Rachuonyo South, Norman Mugogo-Bomet East, Mohamed Adan-Nandi Central, and Samuel Kibor-Koibatek. Others are Ken Ogutu-Mashuuru, George Masayi-Nyatike, Reuben Byegon-Uriri, Doglas Isaboke -Emuhaya, Ken Makana-Kehancha, John Kimani-Kasarani, Boniface Mulee-Marsabit South, Evans Wesonga-Marani and Ken Mwongera -Kajiado Central.

George Kinoti said the transfers are in connection with seeking the service’s security capability amidst increased crime happenings and equipping the Forensic Laboratory.

George Kinoti Personal Life

The DCI says he is an extremely prayerful man. In describing what moves him, the DCI says, “Humanity and a sense of justice. All of us are fairly equal in the eyes of God. You cannot be outstanding to others simply because of status and money and whom you know.” The DCI is wedded with three children but respects the need to keep these matters private.

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