Isiolo County commissioner orders police to shoot people found carrying illegal firearms

What you need to know:

  • Mr Natembeya said no weapons were surrendered to authorities during the amnesty offered by the government recently.
  • At least 50 people have died and others have been injured in the last six months following cattle rustling and inter-community clashes.
  • He said investigations had been launched to arrest suspected business people engaging in the illegal sale of firearms.
  • He urged locals to surrender illegal weapons for peace to prevail.

Isiolo County Commissioner George Natembeya has issued a shoot-to-kill order on people found carrying illegal firearms.

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