The Star (Nairobi)

29 June 2014

Kenya: Opposition Using Mungiki, MRC to Cause Chaos-Ole Lenku

Photo: Mombasa County Govt
Mpeketoni Equity bank branch torched following attacks that left at last 70 people dead in Lamu county.

Interior cabinet secretary Joseph Ole lenku has accused opposition leaders of recruiting the disbanded Mungiki sect and MRC with the aim of causing chaos.

He said there is information that the opposition was preparing Mungiki to cause chaos and bloodshed in the country.

"I am not afraid to say that the opposition is recruiting the Mungiki sect to advance their political agendas," said Ole lenku after attending a church service at Gitui ACK in Murang'a County on Sunday.

He added that the current political heat in the country is also helping energize the activities of Al shaabab terrorists who have cause chaos in the country.

The CS noted that the calls by the Cord coalition for Saba Saba mass demonstration is geared towards inciting communities to rise against others.

"We know the calls for mass demonstration on Saba Saba day targets a certain community,"he said without mentioning the community.

He alleged that there is a motive by the opposition to create chaos in the country following the numerous criminal activities.

"Some people are funding the criminal gangs to cause chaos so that everyone can believe that there is no security in the country, "he added while addressing the faithful's.

Lenku said the government will ruthlessly deal with the leaders found inciting the communities.

"The government will not allow such people to cause chaos and kill innocent lives only for greedy to capture power,"he said.

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