A school in Laikipia West was set on fire by heavily armed bandits on Tuesday, September 6 amidst heightened insecurity witnessed in the area.
Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i announced a security operation to flush out illegal occupants of bandit-prone areas in Laikipia County
the pastrolists of Baringo and Laikipia need security. Yesterday night 50 armed bandits attacked the Kamwenje General Service Unit (GSU) at the boarder of Laikipia and Baringo.
"The government will assist displaced residents resettle after recent attacks in Laikipia even as we ramp up security and other measures to restore calm and peaceful coexistence among communities in the region"Matiangi said.
Bandits burnt Merigwiti Primary School in Laikipia West. The school was recently closed over insecurity. The bandits are engaged in heavy gunfight with the police.
'The government should tell the truth "my opinion" these are not bandits they are exhausted original owners of these lands who are maybe fighting for ownership of their land through this method how can someone engage the police in broad day light"Eric Omondi comments on Facebook page account
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