• The CS also admitted that state is to blame for the over 240 lives lost at Shakahola forest.
• The CS said organs of national security failed to prevent the deaths of Pastor Paul Mackenzie's followers.
Interior CS Kithure Kindiki on Friday told senators that probing the deaths and the events at Shakahola will result in the overhaul, rejuvenation, and renewal of national security institutions.
He said organs of national security failed to prevent the deaths of Pastor Paul Mackenzie's followers.
"With the sophistication of our security organs, we should have been able to stop the scale of the offence," Kindiki said
"I tender an unqualified apology to the people of Kenya. The matter started many years ago and it was until now that we detected it."
The CS also admitted blame for the over 240 lives lost at Shakahola forest in Kilifi County.
"Any officer whose conduct or misconduct caused the country to go through this experience should know they have a date with accountability," he said.
The former Senator said the events at Shakahola should have attracted the curiosity of security agencies.
He announced that the curfew in the area will be extended for a further 30 days.
"There will be no movement at Chakama ranch without the permission of the Kilifi County Commander. The area remains a scene of crime and out of bound from everyone except officers who are working," Kindiki stated.
He added that the forest has been gazetted as a disturbed area. Kindiki said officers found guilty will not only lose their jobs but never hold public office again.