The ongoing disarmament drive in Marsabit County that has in the past months been plagued by unending intercommunity skirmishes and loss of lives is on a positive trajectory as the community partners with security agencies to restore the much needed sanity in the pastrol county.
Today, with the help of local administrators, a unique assault rifle, Mark IV, was surrendered to the police, an occurrence that exhibits the determination of locals to lead lives free from chaos.
The recovered gun.
As the disarmament gains traction, the imposed dusk to dawn curfew has also been extended by interior cabinet secretary Fred Matiang'i for one more month to in a bid to control night movement which has been blamed for the rising insecurity.
Weeks ago, more dangerous and illegally owned weapons were surrendered to police in an event that was witnessed by key security stakeholders led by inspector general of police Hillary Mutyambai, Fred Matiang'i among other senior officials.
Matiang'i has also implored Marsabit county leadership to bring to an end the tribal wars which is believed to be fueled by leaders in their region for their own selfish interests.
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