Matiang’i declares war on locals hosting terrorists

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The CS said the recent attacks in Wajir, Garissa and Lamu counties were a result of locals harbouring criminals and failing to share information with the authorities.
  • Dr Matiang’i’s announcement follows an increase in attacks by Al-Shabaab insurgents, which have recently claimed 21 lives, including American soldiers, pupils and teachers.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has blamed the resurgence of Al-Shabaab attacks in north-eastern and Coast regions on collaboration of terrorists with local communities.

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