U.K Security Minister Visits ATPU Headquarters

After a successful visit to the DCI Headquarters yesterday, the U.K’s Minister for Security Hon. Tom Tugendhat extended his detailed visit to DCI’s ATPU Headquarters in Nairobi County.

Together with his delegation, Hon. Tugendhat was received at the Headquarters by the DCI Director Mr. Mohamed Amin and the Director ATPU Mr. Johnston Mudamba.

During the brief visit, Hon. Tugendhat was taken through a presentation of the Unit’s functions and responsibilities, and thereafter toured the Emergency Response Team’s premises where the UK Government facilitated construction of various office buildings and spaces.

After the tour, the Minister expressed his satisfaction with the progress made by the Unit, noting that the primary focus of such partnerships is to strengthen counter-terrorist capacity within the criminal justice system, in line with international human rights standards.

The DCI Director on his part acknowledged the support that the UK has accorded the ATPU overtime, noting that the various activities including trainings on terrorist financing, witness interviews and capacity building among others have made a positive impact on the way ATPU detectives handle terrorism cases.

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