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Be warned if you incite the public ,we will deal with you firmly-Matiangi

Be warned if you incite the public ,we will deal with you firmly-Matiangi

BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,17TH JULY 2017-The acting internal security cabinet secretary Fred Matiangi has warned those plaing to incite Kenyans into violence that they will be dealt with firmly. he says as government there are committed in facilitating free and fair elections.Speaking in Nairobi at a peace  forum  organized  by MKENYA DAIMA on Monday 17th July,Matiangi has also assured the county that  his  ministry is working together with other concerned bodies to ensure that they will all be protected during  and after the elections.

The cs has also warned social media user against posting inflammatory massages  saying they will be pursued and arrested  regardless of their position in societyMatiangi has also had exception with human rights sector  organizations in the country who have always supported the the bloggers and those who use social media platforms wrongly  whenever the police crack down on them.

The CS says in as much as there was an element of human rights  such rights becomes a wrong of they are used to commit crimes of incitement.”We are not going to negotiate the stability of the country and we will not negotiate the peace in which we need to conduct this election  action will be taken and whoever commits the crime  regardless of their level or status in this country  will be apprehended promptly and dealt with firmly we will not depart from that”he said.

 

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On his part the National Cohesion and integration Commission NCIC chair Francis Kaparo also said that  the commission has heightened  disciplinary measures  against those using social media to incite Kenyans into violence.He added that they have no where to hide as already  there was elaborate plans to investigate and nab  all those bloggers and politicians who are engaged in  inciting. On his part the inspector general of police Joseph Boinet  said police were  ready to offer protection to all Kenyans during this electioneering period.He has urges Kenyan not top be afraid and go on with their duties as  usual without fear of being attacked by anybody.

Other speakers at the event including chief justice David Maraga and NCCK secratry general Canon peter Karanja said they will do whatever is possible to ensure Kenyans are protected.

 

 

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