Bandits Leave Children With Serious Bullet Wounds Causing Them Lifetime Pains After These Encounters
Gunfire has left many people including children in pain and in a state of shock in areas that are affected by banditry. According to 11-year-old Limo Poriot, the sound of gunfire usually scares him to death and brings him the painful memories of how he was left maimed and walking in crutches.
Limo Poriot, the 10-year old boy who was shot by the police in Tiaty, Baringo in May has revealed what one of the police officers told him shortly after they had shot his leg. The young boy was taking care of his father’s cattle before he was shot twice on his leg by the officers who were on operation. This would see him amputated just above the knee and now he has to use crutches, a big turnaround in his life. Tiaty is one of the areas in the country where feuds between warring communities has resulted to
When the government affirmed their plans to restore peace in volatile parts of Baringo County through a security operation which was aimed at flushing out bandits and recovery of illegal firearms, the move was seen as a way of bringing to an end the insecurity menace once and for all. The ongoing operation was supposed to be intelligent led where only bandits were to be targeted since the security officers already had the names of those criminals who have been causing havoc in the insecurity prone region which