Police in Nakuru on high alert over terror attacks
31 March 2014, 10:17
Nakuru - Nakuru County Commissioner, Mohamed Birik has said security will be beefed up across the county to fight cases of terror attacks.
The County Commissioner said that the law will not spare any terror groups saying the government remains committed to the fight against radicalisation of youths.
“We are not going to allow any terror groups to disrupt peace in this county and that is the reason why we will add more security personnel in our towns,” he said.
Speaking on Monday morning in Nakuru town during a press briefing, Birik said that the law will not also be lenient to terrorist sympathizers.
He also urged the county residents to adopt the Nyumba Kumi initiative to help curb any cases of terror attacks in urban areas.
“We must adopt the Nyumba Kumi initiative because these groups that are attacking innocent people are our neighbours,” he said.
Birik also warned leaders in Nakuru County against inciting communities against each other over land matters.
“The government will not tolerate any leaders who will be caught provoking communities against each other,” he said.
Commenting on selling of illegal liquor, Birik said that they have been able to reduce cases of chang’aa use in the county.
He also challenged the county residents keep providing relevant information to police to help them fight the vice.
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