The Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola, through his powers delegated to him by the President, has promoted police athlete officers, who participated in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The IGP continues to fast track the promotion of Inspector of Police (IP), Cheptegei Joshua Kiprui (Gold and Silver Medalist), and that of his coach, Inspector of Police, (IP) Njia Benjamin, from the rank of Inspector of Police to Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), with the Police Authority, which has the mandate of appointing and promoting gazetted officers.

Other subordinate officers, who participated in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have also been promoted to various ranks of Corporal to Inspector of Police.

They are as follows;

  1. NO. 100 SPC Chemutai Peruth (Gold Medalist) is regraded to Police Constable and promoted from Police Constable to Inspector of Police.
  2. No C/213 AIP Chelangat Mercyline is promoted from Assistant Inspector of Police to Inspector of Police
  3. No. 48689 CPL Chemutai Immaculate is promoted from Corporal to Sergeant.
  4. No. 68197 PC Shida Renny is promoted from Police Constable to Corporal.