Thousands of crude weapons have been recovered in the disarmament by security personnel in the Tana Delta. The crude weapons including spears, arrows and bows have been collected from the warring communities - the Pokomo and Orma.
A contingent of newly-graduated 1,300 GSU officers were last week deployed to the area to beef up a team of more than 2,000 security personnel to restore peace and disarm the residents.
Another special team of detectives and intelligence officers is investigating the cause of the inter-communal clashes that have left more than 120 people dead in the last two weeks The GSU arrived in the area on Friday to enforce the the dusk-dawn curfew a and disarm the residents to ensure that peace returns to the Tana Delta.
Already the effect of heavy police presence is being felt as some locals at Dide Waride are complaining of being tortured. One person is said to have suffered a broken leg and another injured an operation. The officers who are patrolling in groups of more than 10 are under firm instruction s to enforce the curfew, which has paralysed businesses in the area.