Update: Police crackdown after attacks in N Kenya
12 December 2011, 14:23
Nairobi - Following the death of an Administration Police (AP) officer and nine military soldiers getting wounded in twin separate attacks in Mandera and Wajir towns in northern Kenya, Kenyan authorities launched a crackdown, Daily Nation reports.
In his statement to the media, Leo Nyongesa, North eastern Police boss said that security had been beefed up in the two districts and urged locals to give helpful information that may lead to arrests.
Nyongesa urged the locals to cooperate with the government to give helpful information that will lead to the arrest of those criminals linked to Al-Shabaab insurgents that were applying guerrilla tactics.
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