It is about 8 o’clock, Thursday night, gunshots thunder across the air as ten people are gunned down and two injured by masked ‘thugs’ masquerading as policemen in Matisa village, two kilometres from Kitale town.
Barely two weeks ago, six people were killed in Kenyoro village in a closely related ordeal.
The basic function of any government is to provide security to its citizens regardless of the social class. How save are the poor Kenyans?
Many questions are rising from the current trend of crime, or is it tribal clashes? Innocent people are losing their lives in various parts of the country.
It seems that the Mt Elgon vulture is spreading wings to the neighbouring Trans Nzoia district.
The area Member of Parliament Noah Wekesa, claims to have received a warning sms last Friday and had reported the case to the relevant authorities.
The major challenge rests upon the Ministry of Internal Security. Kenyans are concerned about their security. What has become of this year?
Just recently were the Mathare skirmishes in Nairobi, Mungiki fall out with Matatu (Passenger Service Vehicle) touts, series of robberies and gruesome murder in Nairobi and its environs by the now slain Matheri Ikere and the gang and the torching of houses in Molo and Taita Taveta.
As the elections draw nearer, the alarming number of such cases are raising eyebrows among not only Kenyans but also the international parties with interests in this country.
If the police are incapacitated to deal with the such cases, then we seek to know the work of Kenya Army and General Service Unit. They earn salaries monthly only to sleep on it waiting for an external invasion or a peace keeping mission in Southern Sudan or Somalia.
This is ridiculous, how can you leave your incriminating house and run to help extinguish your neighbour’s?