Police arrest Tiaty MP William Kamket  over Laikipia County attacks

Police arrest Tiaty MP William Kamket over Laikipia County attacks

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,8TH SEPT,2021-Tiaty Member of Parliament William Kamket has been arrested in connection with the ongoing skirmishes in Laikipia County that have left several people dead and hundreds of families displaced.

Kamket was arrested on Wednesday at his Kositei home in Tiaty, Baringo County by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

He is currently being driven to Nakuru for grilling pending arraignment.

Also in police custody over the banditry attacks at the Laikipia Nature Conservancy and the surrounding areas is former Laikipia North Member of Parliament (MP) Mathew Lempurkel.

Lempurkel was arrested Wednesday morning at his home in Rongai, Kajiado County by DCI detectives.

He was grilled at the DCI headquarters on Kiambu Road and is set to be arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts.

According to Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya, the two leaders are believed to be among those inciting the attacks in Laikipia County.

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