A multi-agency team in Marsabit County has arrested eight suspected militias and recovered assorted weapons during the operation.
“The Multi-Agency team conducting a security operation in Marsabit County yesterday evening arrested suspected militias and recovered an assortment of weapons, ammunitions and other exhibits in Marsabit Central.
During the operation, 8 suspects were arrested, 3 AK 47 rifles 1 G3 rifle, and a General Purpose Machine Gun were recovered. The operation also seized an assortment of 579 rounds of ammunitions, 66 spent cartridges and containers of gun oil.” Said National Police Service.
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The operation dubbed Rudisha Amani Marsabit will remain in place so as to curb cases of insecurity and banditry attacks in the region.
“The suspects will be arraigned this morning to face various charges. The operation dubbed ‘Rudisha Amani Marsabit’ was launched following a streak of indiscriminate attacks by bandits on members of the public. The curfew impossed in the County remains in place.” Said National Police Service