Police to mop up illegal guns in North Rift this month

Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya who has said that security agencies in the North Rift will this month start mopping up illegal firearms. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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Security agencies in the North Rift will this month start mopping up illegal firearms, Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya has said.

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