17 November 2012

Kenya: Rustling Hits Borabu-Sotik

THE government has been asked to put an end to cattle rustling on the Borabu-Sotik border.

Leaders in Borabu, Nyamira, yesterday said cattle worth over Sh41 million have been stolen in the last year.

In a statement read by Isaac Maragia, the leaders said cattle theft has impoverished farmers in the area.

They asked the government to deploy more police officers to the area.

Cattle rustling has been blamed for the animosity between Kisii and Kipsigis communities living along the Nyanza-Rift Valley border.

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