Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi has said that they have set measures to ensure that those people involved in cattle rustling and drug peddling are arrested and prosecuted.
Speaking to the press on Saturday after attending a church service at Gesusu ward , Nyaribari Masaba Constituency in Kisii county, the CS noted that after having a security meeting on Friday at Transmara which brought together more than five counties, so far 15 cattle rustles have been arrested.
“Following the yesterday’s meeting at Transmara I want to confirm that 15 cattle rustles have been arrested, and we are going to arrest more so that we ensure that the vice comes to an end,”said Matiangi.
At the same time he insisted that they are putting measures to ensure bhang peddling which has been rampant in the region comes to an end.
“There are cases of bhang business in the region but we will make sure this comes to an end, we have set measures to ensure this comes to an end,” he said.
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi also said the government hopes to recover all firearms in the hands of citizens by end of this year adding that they have netted more than 1000 firearms from residents in Transmara.
“Those who still hold on to illegal firearms should prepare themselves for a government crackdown that will spare no one,” Mr Matiang’i said.
The CS also confirmed that President Uhuru Kenyatta will attend the international youth day schedule on Sunday 12th August 2018.
“Security measures has been put in place as the President will preside over the international youth day at Gusii stadium,” noted Cs Matiang’i.