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Banditry cases in Turkana have been on the rise in recent months and residents have expressed their concern to local authorities. Two weeks ago, three police officers and an examination official were killed in an attack by bandits at Kapedo, on the border of Turkana and Baringo counties.
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The officers are said to have been escorting examination papers when the attack occurred in Kasarani, Turkana East. Leaders from Turkana County, who included MPs Lodepe Nakara (Turkana Central) and Lokiru Ali (Turkana East), piled pressure on the government to conduct investigations and bring those behind the attack to book.
SEE ALSO: RAILA ODINGA has be given 5 offers by UHURU/ RUTO to have him stop dividing Kenyans along tribal lines. Is this Enough for him and his NASA team??According to the lawmakers, five officers who responded to their colleagues’ distress call, were seriously injured. “We will not avenge but we want the government to arrest the bandits and those who incited them. Let them not use the blood of the people to get political power,” stated Mr Nakara.
Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Wanyama Musiambo ordered a massive security operation in the volatile area following the attack and ordered residents to surrender their firearms.