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"Cattle Rustling Will Stop Na Sio Tafadhali" Ruto Gives Directives To Police After Turkana Massacre

Security agencies are to take tough action against those responsible for the Turkana tragedy, which claimed the lives of 11 people, including police officers, according to President William Ruto.

The president promised the populace that cattle rustling will end during his administration in a message released on Sunday, September 25.

Ruto issued the order upon the receipt of a thorough investigation on the assault that resulted in the deaths of eight police officers, a chief, and two civilians.

"After receiving a comprehensive report on the Turkana/Pokot incident that led to 10 security/administration officers losing their lives, I have instructed security agencies to deal firmly, decisively and conclusively with those involved. Cattle rustling will stop na sio tafadhali Ruto stated.

A multi-agency security operation was started to clear out the bandits and bring about normalcy in the area as a result of Ruto's order, according to National Police Service (NPS) spokesperson Bruno Shioso.

In addition,the National Police Service has launched an elaborate security operation in Turkana with the aim to arrest the perpetrators of cattle rustling, recover the stolen livestock and weapons and return normalcy to the area.

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