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Police ordered to shoot and kill livestock thieves

By Peterson Githaiga | July 8th 2021
Detectives search for stolen livestock at Enkasiti area in Kitengela Kajiado County [Peterson Githaiga, Standard]

Police in Kajiado county have been directed to shoot and kill those who steal livestock. County commissioner Joshua Nkanatha, says the officers will have no other option but to shoot and kill those who will be found with the stolen animals.

The order follows a series of livestock theft in some parts of the county where headers have lost a big number of animals. Addressing the media, Nkanatha said security agencies will now use maximum force to contain livestock theft. "I'm warning those involved in stealing livestock in  Kajiado East Sub-county that the officers will shoot them," said Nkanatha.


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