Following the bandits attack in Turkana East that led to massive loss of lives of civilians and police officers by suspected cattle rustlers, the police have launched the operations to curb the security crisis, in an on-going operations called 'Komesha Uhalifu' in the North Rift. This is according to the president Ruto's directive that demanded for the security crisis to be addresed.
" Sio Tafadhali" Check Out What President Ruto Has Directed On The Turkana Pokot Bandits Incident That Killed 10 Officers Following the sad news, that11 people among eight police officers and the chief were on Saturday killed by the suspected Pokot bandits, who had raided a village in Turkana East and made a way with livestock, two other members of the public were also killed by the bandits who are yet to be traced.
Traffic cop recovered an AK-47 assault rifle with an assortment of ammunition and motorbike along th
Traffic cop recovered an AK-47 assault rifle with an assortment of ammunition and motorbike along the road, Turkana East Sub-County. This is according to the Facebook post by Daily Nation Newspaper on Monday evening. "He said an AK47 assault rifle was recovered with an assortment of ammunition, as well as the motorbike."
Following the murder of 11 persons on Saturday, September 24, in Turkana East by armed cattle rustlers, it has made headlines that the country's president, the honorable William Samoei Ruto, has ordered security officials to act swiftly and forcefully. The president of state reportedly ordered security forces to deal harshly with those responsible for the killings because he was very troubled by the untimely deaths of the 11, according to news reports carried by NTV television.
A fierce exchange of fire between security officers stationed in Turkana county and suspected armed bandits has reportedly been occasioned at Monti village in Lokori, Turkana East. The daring bandits engaged police just few yards from the general service unit camp in the area and already one elderly man identified as Mzee Aukot has been killed.
|Photo Courtesy Of The Catholic Church After A Night Raid | Daring bandits have continued striking again and threatening the security of many Kenyans with police unsure of what to do to end the attacks. According to a statement by Lodwar Catholic Church, suspected bandits raided a Church together with the Father's house last night where they stole church items and several households from the Father's house in Lodwar, Turkana East, Turkana County.
It is a scary moment in Turkana following attacks by unknown bandits. It has been shared that seven people have been confirmed dead after being burnt to ashes at Napeitom village in Kapedo, Napeitom ward in Turkana East. It has been added that the area is currently under attack by suspected bandits who are behind all these deaths and wars.
Overwhelmed Police Officer Breaks Into Tears After Seeing Bodies Burnt Beyond Recognition in Turkana
Kenyans were filled with sorrow yesterday after unknown Bandits burnt down 7 people to ashes and torched several houses at Napeitom village in Kapedo, Turkana East. 5 out of the 7 people were school going children. 2 people are nursing serious burn injuries in a nearby hospital.
On the night of September 24, armed cattle rustlers attacked and killed eight police officers, two civilians and the area chief in Turkana East. The officers were killed while chasing after a team of other bandits who had stolen a herd of cattle. The rustlers who attacked the officers also went away with a number of the stolen animals.
His Excellency President William Ruto has been requested to make an immediate decision about the current drought disaster that is devouring the majority of the country's people. In the past few weeks, the Kenyan government has been quick to respond to the hunger challenges that are hurting individuals, plants, and animals.
Bodies of the eight cops who died in Turkana-East banditry attack airlifted to Chiromo Mortuary, Nairobi. Besides the eight officers, a local chief and two civilians were also killed in the banditry attack in Turkana East, the National Police Service (NPS) confirmed. The fallen officers were tracing Pokot bandits who had took control of a village in Turkana East before escaping with unknown number of cattle.
Following the murder of the 8 police officers, a chief, and two civilian members of the society, political leaders from all corners of this country are angered by the continuous loss of innocent human animal lives. It happened in a small village in Turkana East sub-county in Kakiteitei where bandits killed innocent Kenyans before going away with several animals.
GSU police were forced to bury their colleague alone and on their own after his friends and family failed to show up to lay him to rest. As reported by Mpasho, the deceased was killed in the Turkana East banditry attacks that happened on Saturday 22nd September 2022 where 8 GSU officers lost their lives.
The fight against banditry took a new turn on Friday as the police finally caught up with a notorious highway robber who has been making the lives of motorists a hell on earth in most parts of North Rift. Through an operation dubbed Komesha Uhalifu North Rift, the police are said to have been tipped off about the mode of operation of the robber and that is when they began investigating his whereabouts.
As we kick off the new month of August, this incident has come as a shocker after eight people were frightfully murdered by alleged bandits. This incident took place in Napeitom, Turkana East, during the hours of Sunday night where bandits claimed to be from Tiaty, Baringo County.
For a situation of cows stirring on Saturday in Turkana East, Turkana Province, shooters killed no less than 11 people. Eight cops, a boss, and two locals were among the people in question. As indicated by police representative Bruno Shioso, the casualties were gone after while seeking after an intensely furnished bunch that had raged through a local area and taken an obscure number of creatures.
The news reaching us right now is that eleven (11) people have been confirmed dead in Turkana County following a fresh banditry attack by notorious Pokot bandits from Tiaty. According to close sources, the assailants launched an attack today, September 24, at around 2 am, at Napeitom area, Turkana East whereby they managed to drive away unknown number of livestock belonging to the father of a lady identified as Mary Kanyaman.
Eight police officers among the eleven people who were on night patrol were killed in an ambush by bandits in a village in Turkana East. Police spokesperson indicated that among those killed were eight police officers, chief and two civilians, the diseased were pursuing the rustlers who were armed but unfortunately they were attacked and killed.
On the evening of Saturday, September 24, eleven people—including two police officers—were killed in an ambush by bandits in a community in Turkana East. Eight police officers two civilians and a chief were among those slain according to a statement by police spokesperson Bruno Shioso. When the armed thugs attacked the officers while they were pursuing the cattle rustlers they also stole some of the animals.
It's quite unfortunate that even after the change of guards from the former president H.E Uhuru Kenyatta to the regime of President William Ruto, the incident of the killings comes hours after DP Gachagua vowed to deal with the bandits. This is so because it has been reported that just after the Deputy President has announced the way the government is determined to deal with insecurity country wide, it seems that it has already suffered a blow since bandits have been reported to have killed 11 people and police officers in Turkana .This is the first major attack to happen in the region under the regime of President William Ruto.