By KBC Reporters
The government intends to recruit Police Reservists in four clash prone counties. The Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet says the reservist to be armed by the government will assist in containing runaway insecurity in Keiyo, Marakwet, Turkana, West Pokot and Laikipia North.
Boinnet says the process has commenced and police bosses in the affected regions have instructions on what to do.
According to the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet the reservists will augment the work of the police force as they are better place to tackle cattle rustling due to their knowledge of the terrains in their regions.
Bonneit was responding to pleas by locals in Ngwesi Conservancy in Laikipia where two people were killed recently.
Boinnet has promised to have the reservists in place next month and urged locals to support the government in stamping out cattle rustlers.
Nyaribari Masaba MP Elijah Moindi has greatly condemned irregular inter-community clashes along the Kisii – Transmara border, vowing to table a motion in parliament on the same.
Moindi who explained the measures he put in place to contain the situation linked to cattle rustling and boundary dispute, said the move would help end the hostility.
Speaking to the media, the legislator promised compensation for damaged crops, property and displacement of over 1000 people.
Moindi is petitioning for the national government to move with speed and resettle displaced people from their lawful land.
Speaking while in Kisii, Deputy President, William Ruto warned that perpetrators of the conflict should discontinue or face the government’s wrath.