No, Interior CS Matiang’i has not threatened to withdraw DP Ruto’s security.
On July 13, 2022, during the passing out parade for paramilitary training for Assistant County Commissioners (ACC) at Embakasi, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i warned political leaders against continuing to attack top security officials in the country, pleading with them to refrain from attacking security officers and not undermine the work they do because it will not win them votes.
Interior CS Fred Matiang’i threatens to withdraw DP William Ruto’s security.
The IVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is False.
To arrive to this conclusion, the IVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. We discovered a video shared on CS Matiang’i’s Facebook page on June 13, 2022, during the paramilitary pass out in which he asked political leaders to keep security officers out of the political talk, not politicize security matters, and undermine the work security officers do. He called on politicians to respect those in the security sector. No threats were given by the CS on the withdrawal of DP Ruto security.