24 suspects arrested in connection to conflicts in South Rift tea estates!

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The Cabinet  Minister  says  Politician and  Business leaders  are  involved in the incitement to violence  and anarchy

Kithure Kindiki Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Interior & National Administration - Kenya.

24 suspects have been arrested in connection to conflicts in tea estates in Kericho and Bomet Counties.

Cabinet Minister  for  internal security  Kithure Kindiki has announced the arrest of  13  suspects from Boment and  11 suspects  from Kericho County.

Addressing members of the Public  in Kesses  sub County  Uasin Gishu County The Cabinet  Minister  says  Politician and  Business leaders  are  involved in the incitement to violence  and anarchy.

“We have instructed the Regional Intelligence and security team in Rift valley to camp in the South Rift until the matter is contained permanently” Assured Kindiki.

The agencies involved have been directed to  expedite their investigations ,arrest all those responsible to  inciting  public unrest and  the commission of  crime irrespective of their political religious or  social standing.Added Kindiki

The Minister has warned a decisive action will be taken against politicians inciting members of the public to invade private  properties saying it could slide the  country into anarchy.

“We will spare no one on this,if the matter is  not  dealt with now it could spread to other countries in the  rift valley, those  with  grievances over  tea  estates should direct them to the courts”He  warned

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