× Digital News Videos Health & Science Opinion Education Columnists Lifestyle Cartoons Moi Cabinets Kibaki Cabinets Arts & Culture Podcasts E-Paper Tributes Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS

Team to probe Tana clashes to be launched

By - Willis Oketch | October 1st 2012

By Willis Oketch

A commission of inquiry into clashes that rocked Tana River and claimed 113 people will be launched on Monday at the Mombasa law courts.

The commission to be addressed on its mandate by Attorney General, Githu Muigai will be chaired by Justice Grace Nzioka.

Other commissioners are Chief Magistrate Emily Ominde and Senior Principal Magistrate Abdulqadir Lorot. 

The commission assisting counsel is Wamuti Ndegwa.

The body formed by President Mwai Kibaki is expected to finish its work within 30 days and give recommend who should be charged and measures to taken to stop such the clashes from recurring.

The clashes revolving around the water of Tana River and pastures in the lower Tana delta region has seen bloody clashes in the area even before independence.

During the violence, which has been pittying the Pokomo against Orma, lethal weapons such AK47 rifles have been recovered.

Share this story
Two APs shot dead in Garissa
Two Administration police officers were on Sunday evening shot dead by unknown assailants in Garissa town.
Why Kenyan boxers are winning medals once again
The BFK led by President Anthony ‘Jamal’ Ombok was elected into the office in 2019 and has since...