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Police recover stolen livestock in Baringo

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A joint police operation in Baringo has resulted in the recovery of livestock stolen during a banditry attack.

The 229 animals were stolen on Thursday by suspected bandits from Barchar area within Loruk Sub-location.

Following the attack, a joint patrol team of National police service officers including from the rapid deployment unit Ng’aratuko, general duty officers from Loruk and National police reservists swiftly responded to the scene.

The team recovered the livestock before handing the same to their rightful owners

According to police, a fierce exchange of fire between the Officers and the suspects ensued during the operation, but no injury was reported on the side of officers.