Despite heavy presence of security teams in Laikipia criminals are still trying to challenge government resolve to restore normalcy and the economic livelihoods of the residents of Laikipia county.
The government note with grave-concern that despite its effort to enhance peace and stability in the region hardcore, bandits continue to take advantage of the prevailing drought situation in neighbouring counties to commit criminal incursion.
In Press statement released to newsroom the government has directed all Laikipia Non-residents to vacate the area with immediate effect in an effort aimed at enhancing security in the region.
The government also says special forces and equipment have been added to help beef up security. They further say a special command team to monitor and continuously review the operation to rid area of criminal elements has been put in place.