Tension runs high between two communities at Lelaitich area over the slashing of 12 herds of cattle

Tension is high between two communities living at Lelaitich area at the border of Kericho and Kisumu County over the slashing of 12 herds of cattle. The ethnic flare up was sparked off after the cattle belonging to former Mau evictees were taken to graze on a piece of land belonging to rival community. The land owner attacked the animals with a machete before fleeing the scene. Veterinary doctors stationed at Kipsitet trading center sutured the animals wounds and administered anti-biotic . Anti riot police officers have been deployed to the area