Directorate of Criminal Investigations boss George Kinoti yesterday promised MPs that he will arrest individuals who have been sending nude photos and conning MPs.
Kinoti claims some of the hackers who are blackmailing MPs are powerful individuals, further asking DCI officers to protect the DCI officers.
“If you protect us on that, the principal offender will be exposed. The driving forces behind these crimes are elsewhere. They are being used, they have godfathers. When you see the battery of lawyers defending them, you ask yourself who could be behind them.”
The MPs had earlier on expressed disappointment in how the police and Safaricom were dealing with the issue.
Murang’a women representative Sabina Chege stated that the numbers used to blackmail them were still active despite them reporting the matter to both Safaricom and the police.
Koinange assured Kinoti of Parliament’s protection and urged him to move with speed.