The new Director General of the Directorate of Criminal Investigation to replace George Kinoti might be known by end of business this week.
The National Police Service Commission (NPSC) on Tuesday held interviews and vetting on ten shortlisted candidates.
They are seeking to fill the vacant position left by former DCI George Kinoti.
This Friday will mark 14 days, the period the acting DCI Hamisi Massa was to be in office pending appointment of a substantive DCI boss.
After Kinoti left, Massa was named the interim DCI on September 30.
Commission chairman Eliud Kinuthia said the ten were suitable for the interviews and vetting.
He said: “We will give a report by Friday which is the 14th day of the lapse of the period given.”
, a police employer, began interviewing the 10 finalists before withdrawing to analyze their performances and hand out awards before announcing the top three winners.
The 10, according to commission chairman Eliud Kinuthia, were qualified for the verification and interview processes.
By Friday, which is the 14th day after the deadline has passed, “We will offer a report,” Kinuthia promised.