Athletes arrested for training in violation of government ban

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  • “ It’s very unfortunate that the arrests were made just days after we called all sports stakeholders in the county and directed them on how to carry out their activities at this time when we are battling the deadly virus,” said Chepkok.
  • County sports executive, Ms Anita Kimwatan, confirmed that the athletes would be released and warned against such gatherings.

Twelve athletes were Monday arrested in Iten, Elgeyo-Marakwet County, for training in a group against the government ban on social gatherings and sports activities.

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