10 killed, dozens hurt in Kapedo

Kapedo

Tiaty Member of Parliament William Kamket consults with with Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya and governors Jackson Mandago (Uasin Gishu) and Stanley Kiptis (Baringo) during a peace drive at Kapedo on November 15 last year during which locals surrendered guns they had held illegally.  


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What you need to know:

  • Superintendent Emadau Tabakol, a GSU commandant, was shot dead last Sunday while his driver sustained injuries after they were ambushed by bandits in Kapedo.
  • Another senior security officer and his driver, who is also a police officer, were gunned down at Caped bridge last Thursday by suspected armed bandits.

At least 10 people including four security officers have been killed for the last one week in an ongoing operation in Kapedo,Baringo and Turkana counties to recover illegal firearms.

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