Armed bandits have again attacked a village in Baringo Count and stole an unknown number of cattle.Media reports from the county say the bandits targeted Chemorongion in Arabal Baringo South and managed to drive away with several heads of cattle.Baringo News reports that the raid just happened this evening.
No rest for the government till peace is restored in Kapedo region.The bandits who are giving headache to the government will all swept out of the area to ensure no more distraction taking place. People in the area are living in panic and tension as the government officers ensure no coin remain unturned. According to citizen news update and briefing ten people have lost lives including three police officer who were on line of duty. KUPPET has given government a seven-day ultimatum to restore security in Kapedo
Cattle rustlings have become a major challenge in Kenya.Currently with the Baringo in Rift Valley being the hardest hit where theft of a huge number of cows, deaths of people and destruction of property is experienced.
-The high number of security personnel deployed in Kapedo to ensure oder in the region. The area is still under lockdown by police that have blocked all roads in and out of Kapedo as the ongoing operations is at maximum. Not a day goes by without gunshot sounds in Kapedo, residents are growing more fearful as police reinforce the operations day and night. Which has made it hard for Bandits to perform attacks on various community. A deadly attack at Arabal that left 6 people dead is the resent report of bandits
It is the sole role of the state to protect it's people from any form of attack, either internal or external.
Residents of Arabal in Baringo South Constituency are now living in fear after suspect bandits attacked a General Servive Unit (GSU) camp. It is suspected that the bandits came from neighboring county of West Pokot on Saturday, April 18. Authorities say the bandits were working in cohorts as some group attacked security personnel while others attacked the poor residents. Confirmed reports claim that bandits attacked on Saturday, April 18 where a shootout ensued. "Heavy gunfire at Arabal, Makutani ward, Bari
Photo of the police spokes person Charles Owino during a press conference today Friday, January 29th 2021. During a press conference today where the police were giving the do far steps that have been made since the Kapedo attack was first realize. According to Charles Owino who is the police spokes person,he did say that they have so far arrested 35 individuals suspected to be behind the attacks an killings that have been witnessed in the area. Charles Owino added that they have as well recovered seven guns
Interior CS Dr Fred Matiang’i has directed the lifting of the 6.00 pm to 6.00 am curfew in Kapedo that has lasted for 30 days, after successful restoration of peace and normalcy in the area.
The news in Baringo county and the neighborhood, has been on the daily headlines news for a period of more than one week. Recently is about the incidents that happened in Arabal and Kapedo. Kapedo area and its surrounding has been experiencing several challenges like:water shortages and drought, raides and bandits attacks, problems of food shortages and harsh climatic conditions of these places.These areas are characterized by poor infrastructure like poor roads networks and poor schools conditions like as shown
On January 26, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i announced a 6pm-6am curfew in Kapedo and surrounding areas to quell recurrent incursions and rising tension. He said the government has resolved not to de-escalate security operations in the area until armed bandits are conclusively dealt with and illegal firearms seized. "The National Police Service is currently carrying out an operation in Kapedo and Arabal in order to bring the killers to book and recover illicit arms and stolen animals..."_Charles Owino, Police