Eldoret's Langas residents defy curfew order

Langas Estate residents in Eldoret outside their houses past 7pm on March 29, 2020. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The residents defied the government dusk-to-dawn directive saying the move denies them an opportunity to look for food.

  • They said the curfew could only be effective if the government supplies relief food to poor households.  

  • Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Abdirizak Jaldesa said that no one will be spared for defying government orders.

Police on Sunday lobbed teargas at residents of Langas estate in Eldoret after they defied the 7pm to 5am curfew order.

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