Two firearms a Fn and an ARX -200 baretta were recovered in Armel sub location within Pokot sub county. Similarly, in Baringo an Ak 47 riffle with one magazine loaded with three rounds of ammunition was also surrendered to the deputy county commissioner by a member of the public said the police.
This comes after a voluntary mass disarmament exercise announced by President Ruto. The operation allows the residents to surrender their weapons without repercussions.
The disarmament operation was put in place to curb the cattle rustlers and bandit menace that’s been happening around the region.
Interior C.S Kithure Kindiki reiterated that over 100 civilians and 16 police officers have been murdered by the growing menace.