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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,21ST JAN,2021-Tiaty Member of Parliament (MP) William Kamket has been arrested in Nairobi in connection with the banditry attacks in Kapedo.
He is currently being detained at the Kileleshwa Police Station and will be transferred to Nakuru according to police officers.
His arrest comes a day after he joined other leaders from Baringo and West Pokot who appealed to President Uhuru to deescalate the ongoing security operation in Kapedo.
The leaders asked the government to change tact, saying the opearion was inhumane.
They claimed the rounds of skirmishes were had been caused by tussles over boundaries and extreme poverty.
On Tuesday night, 6 people were killled and scores injured in a shootout between the police and suspected bandits.
Rift Valley Regional Commander Goerge Natembeya said an unconfirmed number of bandits had attacked the Arabal area, making away with 50 heads of cattle.