Police officer injured after armed bandits raid homesteads


A herder grazes at Lafe area near Urura village in Merti, Isiolo where four people were killed by suspected bandits from neighbouring Wajir County on January 8, 2021.

Photo credit: Waweru Wairimu | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Police Commander Edwin Ogwari said they acted following an alert from the villagers.
  • The police boss also said the officers managed to recover some of the livestock.

A police officer was on Tuesday injured after armed bandits raided several homesteads in Turkana East Sub-county and drove away an unknown number of livestock.


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