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Ruto's Gov't Wins Big in Fight Against Bandits in Baringo as 15 of Them Surrender, Turns to Farming

Few days after President William Ruto sent a warning to bandits in Kerio Valley as well as Interior Cabinet Secretary Professor Kithure Kindiki saying that no stone will be left unturned against the fight against banditry, 15 of them have surrendered the firearms they had, and turned to farming.

According to a report by Citizen TV on Saturday, the 15 from the Pokot Community in Tiaty Constituency Baringo County have assured the residents and the government that they had done with banditry, adding that they will implore upon their colleagues to stop the activity.

"From today we have said it is peace and nothing else. It is us who knows Kerio Valley and we have said that there is no more fights," said one of the reformed bandits identified as Joseph Losiata.

Others urged the government to use them in fight against banditry, with an aim of wooing their former colleagues in the activity to reform and look for better ways of making a living.

Speaking during a function conducted by the religious groups, the clergy called upon the parents in Kerio Valley to educate their children in bid to ensure that they do not join banditry.

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Baringo Citizen TV Joseph Losiata Tiaty Constituency William Ruto

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