West Pokot Police Thwart Bandits Raid

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The suspects confronted the police resulting to an exchange of gunfire before the two were gunned down – The area has been rocked with insecurity following confrontations between bandits and herders .

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Transport has been disrupted in the region affecting supply of crude oil from Ngamia One to Mombasa.

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The two men are suspected to be among a group that has been smuggling guns along the Kenya-Uganda border. Confirming the incident, West Pokot Police Commander Mathews Kutto said detectives got a tip from the public and laid an ambush on the suspects.

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