Bandits shoot dead two children in separate attacks in Elgeyo Marakwet
The latest victims of banditry were taken for medical attention at the Marigat sub-county hospital.Another two people, including a Grade 5 pupil on mid-term break, were shot and injured in Yatya area.
Interior CS Kindiki says 124 people arrested for violating curfew in North Rift
The police-led operation that has roped in KDF troops is now receiving command and control from a remote situation room established in the area.CS Kindiki stated that the amnesty period given to surrender arms will not be reintroduced.He added that anyone found with undocumented weaponry will be dea...
Lilian Waithera: Fresh twist as probe shows suspect’s gun did not discharge fatal bullet
The report ascertained that the Glock pistol surrendered by the suspect in custody was not the one that discharged the killer bullet.The negative ballistics report now sends detectives back to the drawing board with findings seemingly changing the course of investigations.
Security forces enter bandit zones as 3-day amnesty to surrender guns expires
A convoy of military vehicles was spotted making its way into the troubled zone even as residents of the areas expressed confidence that this time round peace would be restored.From those that ferried supplies to those that had personnel, activity at Marigat town, the gateway to Tiaty constituency,...
IG Koome in Turkana to lead crackdown on bandits
IG Koome visited Kainuk area where just two days ago bandits lay an ambush on a police convoy killing three officers.With hostility between communities one of the main causes of conflict, the IG called on local leaders to facilitate peaceful co-existence.
Three people killed after bandits spray matatu with bullets in Turkana
The bandits posed as bystanders along the Kitale-Lodwar highway.They ambushed a PSV, spraying it with bullets as the driver sped off in a zig zag manner to avoid a hit.
Kenyans in border counties to receive IDs in 3 weeks, CS Kindiki directs
Prof. Kindiki says the IDs should be processed and issuesd to applicants in less that 21 days after approval by the vetting panel.The Interior CS vowed to combat the drug and human trafficking menace that has for long been perpetrated by cartels along the Kenya - Ethiopia border.
Kenya - Somalia border point at Mandera to be reopened after 10 years
The Mandera border control post has remained shut for more than 10 years, with no customs or immigration services rendered between Mandera in Kenya and Bula Hawo town in neighbouring Somalia.CS Kindiki directed the immigration department and the customs drawn from KRA to itemise their needs in const...
Daring bandits light fires as Interior CS Kindiki visits Baringo
Interior CS Kindiki said the government will employ all means possible to eliminate the bandits who have caused untold suffering for residents of the region.Kindiki’s security visit to Baringo County saw him make stopovers in several perceived bandit hotspots to assess the security situation.
Murder of Venezuelan Ambassador to Kenya: Four suspects found guilty, one acquitted
Five accused persons had been arraigned in the 10-year-old case but one has been acquitted as the prosecution did not prove his involvement in the planned murder.