The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) is committed to strengthening its partnership with mobile communication service provider Safaricom, as it offers its services to Kenyans.
This was said today by the Director of Criminal Investigations, Mr. Mohamed Amin, when he received a team of Safaricom top managers that had visited DCI headquarters.
In a meeting with the delegation led by Mr. James Kiama, who is the head Route to Customer Safaricom PLC, the DCI chief, assured of the Directorate’s commitment to working closely with the mobile service provider, especially in investigating fraud cases committed through its mobile phone network.
Mr. Amin acknowledged that techno savvy criminals had taken advantage of the rapid advances in technology to further their activities, which necessitated a change of strategy between the service provider and security agencies.
One of the strategies adopted is strengthening our information sharing platforms including social media, in order to create awareness and educate the public on crimes committed through mobile phone networks and how to detect or avoid them.
In this regard, Safaricom supported the Directorate in printing its 7th edition of the quarterly DCI magazine, which was received at DCI headquarters on Thursday afternoon.
Also present during the meeting was the DCI Deputy Director Mr Ireri Kamwende and the Director Liaison & Comms Mr Tony Munga among others.