Kalenjin, Luo council of elders warn cross border cattle thieves


The Kalenjin and Luo council of elders have warned cross border cattle thieves that they risk being cursed.

In a rare joint press conference, former Myoot Council of Elders Chairman Rtd Major General John Seii and Luo Council of Elders official Nyandiko Ongaar, said they have “medicine” for every illness affecting the communities more so cattle rustling at Awasi border of Kisumu, Kericho and  Nandi counties.

“Cattle rustling is no longer a cultural practice but an outdated and criminal activity. Any of our children who insists on doing this will be cursed because the backward activity brings death in our midst,” said Mr Ongaar at a Kericho hotel.