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SOCIETY

Bloody Scene: Several Police Units Team up to Gun Down Dangerously Armed Bandits in Deadly Shootout

A soldier at a past crime scene Different police units combined efforts on Saturday, 1 May 2021, to gun down dangerously armed bandits in a deadly shootout.At least two bandits armed with AK-47 and several rounds of ammunition were today neutralized at Kamwenje in Laikipia County.

  8 months ago ago
Bloody Scene: Several Police Units Team up to Gun Down Dangerously Armed Bandits in Deadly Shootout

MILITARY

Current Situation In Laikipia As Bandits Ravage The Villages

Days after the first attack, bandits have continue to cause havoc in villages as security forces watch helplessly. Thousands of people have been displaced and ranges have been invaded by herders who are armed and ready to kill. Leaders from the region have said that tycoons and government agencies are secretly financing bandits who are behind the insecurity in the county.

  4 months ago ago
Current Situation In Laikipia As Bandits Ravage The Villages

SOCIETY

Panic in Baringo as Heavy Armed Bandits Attack KDF Camp, One KDF Soldier Reportedly Killed

Panic has engulfed Marigat sub-county in Baringo county after heavily armed bandits allegedly stormed a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) camp among other camps and wreaked havoc.According to the source, a group of suspected armed Pokot bandits raided Mukutani area and attacked all security camps.The affected camps included General Service Unity (GSU) camp, the Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) camp, KDF camp and Mukutani Police Station.

  9 months ago ago
Panic in Baringo as Heavy Armed Bandits Attack KDF Camp, One KDF Soldier Reportedly Killed

MILITARY

Rapid Deployment Unit - The Lethal Police Unit of Kenya Police

When Kenya has suddenly come under a terrorist attack, most probably, the Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) officers will be the first to arrive. These are specially trained police officers who counter terror attacks. RDU is an elite squad capable of quick deployment to areas affected by insecurity.

  4 months ago ago
Rapid Deployment Unit - The Lethal Police Unit of Kenya Police

SOCIETY

Tension High in Kapedo After Bandits Wreaked Havoc Last Night Despite Heavy Presence of Officers

Tension has engulfed the volatile Kapedo village of Turkana County after dangerously armed bandits wreaked havoc last night.Sources from the region say bandits attacked the village on Thursday night and drove away with an unknown number of goats.According to Baringo News, an unknown number of goats were stolen by the bandits after they attacked the village.

  8 months ago ago
Tension High in Kapedo After Bandits Wreaked Havoc Last Night Despite Heavy Presence of Officers

SOCIETY

Specialised Units Within the Administration Police Service

Recently the Administration Police Service which was an independent paramilitary security organ was merged with Regular Police under the National Police service for ease of management but it's key units were retained. The body which was formed in 1958 after taking over from the Tribal Police which had been established through an ordinance in 1929 currently boasts of 5 key units fully equipped with specialised personnel and machinery. The units have been maintained over the years following reforms of 2018 where

  1 year ago ago
Specialised Units Within the Administration Police Service

SOCIETY

Kenya Police Mourns As RDU Tact Officer Murdered In Cold blood is Laid to Rest

(photos courtesy) Police officer have been mourning in the past few days after the untimely death of several officers in kapedo. The senior tact officer was brutally shot in cold blood by bandits at the famous Kapedo Bridge. Police info Members of The Kenya National Police Service Family and Member's of the Rdu Tact Teams today 29/01/2021 stood out to give their last respect to the Late Apc Benson Kaburu ( Detail 2011) at Kianjagi Sub-Location,Maraa Subcounty,Tharaka Nithi County. The late Officer was Serving

  11 months ago ago
Kenya Police Mourns As RDU Tact Officer Murdered In Cold blood is Laid to Rest

EDUCATION

Remains of Man Buried at a Baringo School at Night Exhumed After Three Hours (Photos)

On Wednesday, a Kabarnet court directed that the body of a man buried outside a classroom in Koroto Day Primary School, Baringo North be exhumed after the school was embroiled in a land tussle with the family of the deceased.

  9 months ago ago
Remains of Man Buried at a Baringo School at Night Exhumed After Three Hours (Photos)

MILITARY

Rarely Seen Weapons Used to Restore Normalcy in Laikipia

The operation to restore normalcy in Laikipia has seen government unveil its rarely seen and deadly weapons, most of which are part of the fleet commissioned by President Uhuru Kenyatta at the GSU headquarters in 2016. The area seemed like a warzone with an assembly of deadly weapons, some in the hands of tough-looking officers.

  4 months ago ago
Rarely Seen Weapons Used to Restore Normalcy in Laikipia

SOCIETY

Mungu Wape Nguvu! Wife And Children The Senior Commander Who Was Killed By Bandits Has Left Behind

The incidents in Kapedo has always been a shock to many Kenyans as a quite number of soldiers have lost their loved ones to the attacks. Kenyans are still in shock after a senior commander was brutally killed by bandits when he was reporting back to to work after attending his mother's burial. He was shot together with his driver. He was a Rapid Deployment Unit( RDU), H- Coy Commander. According to The Kenya National Police Service Family, the Commander, Moses Lekairab was given his final send of in an emotional

  11 months ago ago
Mungu Wape Nguvu! Wife And Children The Senior Commander Who Was Killed By Bandits Has Left Behind

SOCIETY

Matiangi: Report Of a Police Officer Who Killed a Kisii Man Over Violation Of Curfew To Be Out Soon

There was chaos in Kisii after a police officer is allegedly to have killed a man who violated curfew rules. Covid-19 law breakers have been facing the full force of the law but it was unfortunate for the young man who met his death in the hands of the law enforcement officer. After reports went round on social media and members of the public demanded justice for the deceased, IPOA took action to investigate on the cause as to why the police officer allegedly killed the young man over curfew issues. Interior

  1 year ago ago
Matiangi: Report Of a Police Officer Who Killed a Kisii Man Over Violation Of Curfew To Be Out Soon

SOCIETY

GSU Officer Killed by Kapedo Bandits Finally Laid To Rest (Photos)

The Late Apc Benson Kaburu, a GSU officer killed by Kapedo bandits has finally been laid to rest at Kianjagi, Tharaka Nithi County.  Until his demise, the late was serving at Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) H- Coy (KAPEDO).  In attendance were fellow officers and RDU Commandant SAID J. Akoru who paid their last respects and condoled with the bereaved family of the Officer. The head of the specialized Unit also vented his heartfelt condolences and praised the officer for being sedulous in job.  The officer, Tact

  11 months ago ago
GSU Officer Killed by Kapedo Bandits Finally Laid To Rest (Photos)

SOCIETY

Rip: KDF Officer Confirmed Death

Kenya has been has been undergoing mourning after very popular leaders are most succumb to death for various causes.Early today one of the Kenya defence forces was confirmed death after an attack by armed bandits in their camp in Marigat Sub-county in Baringo County.The death comes after a very dangerous exchange of fire which too long time from yesterday 8:00pm accidentally gunned the soldier down.

  9 months ago ago
Rip: KDF Officer Confirmed Death

POLITICS

Adequate police officers deployed across the country.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has assured Kenyans enough security will be provided during the Christmas season. Speaking during an official visit at the Rapid Deployment Unit headquarters in Embakasi on December 23, where he launched the Mutyambai Senior Officers Mess, Matiang'i said that all members of the National Security Council are on duty until new year to ensure the country is safe. He revealed that more than 50 platoons which include the female commandos of the SWAT team from the Rapid Deployment

  1 year ago ago
Adequate police officers deployed across the country.