Elgeyo Marakwet chiefs warned against using goons to implement curfew rules.

Elgeyo Marakwet county commissionner Dr. Ahmed Omar has warned Chiefs and administrators against using unlawful groups to implement the 7pm to 5am curfew imposed by the government.

Omar said that they have received reports from some parts of the county that chiefs and their assistance are using goons to patrol villages during curfew hours causing arm to those they come across.

Dr.Omar added that if the chiefs can not work with the security officers allocated to them to implement the directive action will be taken against them.

” These people used by the said chiefs are not offering any essential services , therefore, it is wrong for them to be out at such a time,” said Dr. Omar.

This comes few days after a section of members of public from the county complained of the level of excessive force used by chiefs to implement the curfew rule.

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