Detectives grill Taita Taveta leaders over locals-herders dispute

Taita Taveta Governor Granton Samboja. He, alongside county Senator Mwaruma and MPs, were grilled by detectives over conflict between residents and herders on July 8, 2019 at the DCI headquarters. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Taita Taveta Governor Samboja, Senator Mwaruma, two MPs and seven MCAs questioned over locals' and camel herders conflict.
  • The politicians are alleged to have made hate remarks that raised tension in the area.
  • In what seemed like a retaliatory attack over the murder of the farmer, more than 20 camels were found dead in Kirumbi village a day after the murder incident.

Taita Taveta Governor Granton Samboja is Monday morning being grilled by detectives over the longstanding conflict between the county’s locals and camel herders.

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