200 families living in Elodoret’s Kipkaren were left desolate
19 May 2016, 19:21
Nairobi – More than 200 families
living in Elodoret’s Kipkaren were left desolate after their homes were
bulldozed down due to a land dispute.
According to Citizen TV those left
homeless were surprised during the early hours of Wednesday when their homes
were bashed down.
According to a resident, Alice
Chepkoech they received a court order stating her property had been sold to
disputes are common in the east African country.
read: County Government urged to focus more on youths at the grassroots.
In April over 400 squatters on Hussein Farm in Mombasa County, Kenya, have
been left homeless after police officers demolished their dwellings and set
their bedding on fire.
At least 200 structures were demolished and the squatters evicted
amid teargas and gunshots on Thursday.
30 police officers and prison
wardens were deployed to conduct the eviction, with the squatters complaining
that they were not given eviction notices, or served with demolition orders.
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