Suspects in Mawanga killings to remain in custody for 14 more days

The six suspects in the Mawanga killings in Nakuru will remain in custody for 14 more days.

This is after prosecution requested for more time to complete investigation.

Magistrate Charles Ndegwa granted the orders.

“I hereby order that the 6 suspects be detained for two more weeks awaiting further investigation” he ruled.

The six were arrested in connection to the killings witnessed in Mawanga area of Nakuru that prompted Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr.Fred Matiang’i to visit the area.

During the visit, Matiang’i declared ruthless war on criminal gangs in Nakuru.

Financiers of criminal gangs in Nakuru put on notice

The government has issued a stern warning to individuals financing notorious criminal gangs that have been terrorizing members of the public in Nakuru.

Speaking at Mawanga area in Nakuru today, Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr.Fred Matiang’i security team will not relent in dealing with such elements in Nakuru.

” We cannot have area where criminals operate freely.Those supporting them and financing their activities will also face it tough.We will use fire and force to them and let no one come to me in the name of human rights.Where were they when girls and women are murdered?” stated Matiang’i.

The CS assured locals of maximum patrols to wipe out the criminal gangs.

He warned local administrators against collaborating with criminals.

On his part Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui welcomed the move to ruthlessly deal with criminals.

“We welcome the move and as a county we shall provide more vehicles for patrol and also install more street lights” said Kinyanjui.

Matiang’i was accompanied by Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai, DCI Boss George Kinoti,Head of GSU Douglas Kanji and Rift valley Regional Commissioner Maalim Mohammed.






Kisii MCAs laud MP Arama’s development record

Kisii MCAs have lauded Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama for his continued focus on development agenda and service to the electorates.

Speaking in Nakuru on Tuesday when they were hosted by Arama,the MCAs stated that they admire his leadership  towards transformation of society.

The 30 MCAs from Kisii region also stating that it is high time that the Legislator goes for a higher seat as his development agenda in Nakuru West speaks for itself.

Led by Nyamira MCA Caucus chairman Charles Barongo,the civic leaders form Kisii region also calling on the electorates of Nakuru County to continue supporting Arama in whatever position he will vie come 2022.

According to the MCAs,Arama is best suited for any seat in Nakuru County be it Gubernatorial or Senatorial.

“Arama’s development record speaks for itself and we think he now deserves a higher seat.WE call on Nakuru residents to support him in any position he will go for come 2022” said Barongo.

Sentiments echoed by Nyamira Township MCA Duke Masila.
Masila also lauding President Uhuru Kenyatta for havig trust CS Dr.Fred Matiang’i with the Interior docket.

“WE want to laud President Uhuru Kenyatta for having trust in our sons such as CS Matiang’i” said Masila.

The MCAs have vowed to ensure unity of Kisii region as a whole towards 2022 succession politics in the country.

On his part Arama,says the meeting is aimed at ensuring peace and unit of the Kisii leaders ahead of the 2022 elections.

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