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Panic After Sen. Murkomen Raises Alarm Over Gunmen Killing His People as he Sends Strong Message

Elgeyo Marakwet senator, Kipchumba Murkomen has raised alarm over the state of insecurity in Elgeyo Marakwet County. The vocal ally to Deputy President, Dr. William Ruto has narrated how a group of gunmen are causing havoc to his electorates.

Photo Courtesy/ Elgeyo Marakwet Senator, Kipchumba Murkomen

According to the Elgeyo Marakwet senator, dozens of heavily armed civilized gunmen from neighbouring areas have taken full control of Endo ward in Marakwet-East Sub County. The senator has reinstated that the gunmen sprayed bullets on a helpless mother and her two children killing them instantly in the outskirts of Liter trading center.

@kipmurkomen My Statement on the Security Situation in the Marakwet side of the Kerio Valley Region. https://t.co/HkB8rjyf8L

From Sen. Kipchumba Murkomen's post, the gunmen also killed a senior County Agricultural Officer about 10km from nearby GSU Camp. Tension is currently high in the Kerio Valley with Sen. Kipchumba Murkomen seeking the intervention of Interior Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Fred Matiangi who has promised to intervene.

Sen. Murkomen has further criticized the Government for disarming Kenya Police Reserve who would have helped in maintaining security in the area. The latest sentiments by Sen. Mukomen is a wake up call for Government's security agencies to beef security in the region to restore calm and peace.

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