Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi has told Borabu and Bomet cattle rustlers to surrender or face full force of the Kenyan government.
Addressing residents at Matutu in Borabu constituency during the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a police station in the region the tough talking CS said at least 300 officers will be sent to the region as construction of the division headquarters is completed.
We have given you enough time and now the government will also add specialised units to deal with anyone who breaks the law”, warned Matiang’i
The officers will also be tasked to tackle incidents of violence across the volatile Borabu- Bomet border.
“The government will not condone any trouble maker out to cause thuggery in the region”. We have the capability of dealing with any forms of thuggery and am telling them to get reformed,” asserted the CS.
The Cs told the residents that in order for business to thrive there must be a conducive atmospheres away from tensions experienced in the past in the region.
” We want this place to have peace and give them ample time to earn their income in a decent manner,” said Matiangi.
The CS further warned illicit brewers even as he ordered security agencies to act swiftly.
Matiangi urged for partnership with political leaders from Kisii and Nyamira counties as one way of fostering development and cohesion.
The function was attended by area MP Ben Momanyi, county MP Jerusha Momanyi , Governor John Nyagarama and Kisii Senator Sam Ongeri who hailed the government for initiating projects in the region.