The Cabinet Secretary in charge of interior government coordination hon Kithure Kindiki took the docket at the height of banditry in the country.
Speaking yesterday on his tour in Kerio valley the cabinet secretary admitted that it was a big mistake by the government to withdraw the police reservists who assisted greatly in maintaining security in the region.
“The decision to withdraw the nearly 10,000 reservists abruptly and without basis has caused great loss of innocent lives and deprivation of property,” he said.
He ordered the restoration of the police reservists and promised to enhance them with more weapons to protect lives. The number of police reservists will also be increased.
Professor Kindiki also said that the area chiefs who have been trained to be given guns as soon as possible.
The cabinet Secretary together with his counterpart from the ministry of transport Kipchumba Murkomen visited the home of the two girls who were killed by the bandits while herding the battles.
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