REGIONAL OFFICES


  • Mombasa Regional Office,
    Mombasa Law Courts Building,
    Off Dedan Kimathi Avenue,
    Mama Ngina Drive,
    Cellphone: 0726-805556,
    Email: mombasa@wpa.go.ke

  • Kisumu Regional Office,
    Kisumu Law Courts Building,
    Uhuru Road,
    Cellphone: 0707-753629, 0790-940313
    Email: kisumu@wpa.go.ke

WELCOME TO WITNESS PROTECTION AGENCY

The Kenya’s Witness Protection Agency is a body corporate established under the Witness Protection Act, (Cap 79 Laws of Kenya) which came into operation on 1st September 2008 vide Legal Notice No. 110/2008 dated 19th August, 2008 as amended by the Witness Protection (Amendment) Act, 2010.

The Regulations to facilitate the efficient and effective implementation of the Act were promulgated vide Legal Notice No. 99 of 2011 which came into force on 5th August 2011.

The object and purpose of the Agency is to provide the framework and procedures for giving special protection, on behalf of the State, to persons in possession of important information and who are facing potential risk or intimidation due to their co-operation with prosecution and other law enforcement agencies.

In recognition of the centrality of witness protection in enhanced administration of justice, the Witness Protection Agency, The Judiciary and the International Commission of Jurists (Kenya) came up with the Witness Protections Rules, 2015, that guides the courts and interested parties in trials on judicial witness protection measures and procedures. The Rules were gazetted vide Legal Notice No. 225 of 2015 by the Hon. Chief Justice on 30th October 2015 and become operational on 30th November 2015.

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Video Clips

The Agency holds various events and functions as part of  its Functions and Mandate, establishing close interaction with the external public. The videos contain TV commercials and other events of the Agency. Read More..

Audio Clips

Audio Clips

The Audio clips contain radio commercials in English, Kiswahili and various vernacular languages that explain the mandate, functions and services of the Agency. There are also audio clips on various radio interviews. Read More..

WPA Articles

WPA Articles

Various  articles and features on Witness Protection activities are published on this link, outlining emerging issues on Witness Protection legal framework, protection measures and operational mandate of this Agency. Read More..

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