Former Samburu County Govt CEC Health Mary Ekai Kanyaman among people killed by the suspected armed pokot bandits in Napeitom, Turkana East.

The armed bandits reportedly raided the region today in the morning at 2 am. They took livestock belonging to the father to Mary Kanyaman and the rest of the villages.

Mary Kanyaman reportedly mobilized security team from Turkana East Sub-County and ferried them using her vehicle and Police vehicle carrying Security Officers.

When the two vehicles reached Maruath near Kamuge, they were ambushed by the bandits. In the process, killing the security officers, Chief Gilbert Lomukuny from Napeitom, one of the villager and Mary Kanyaman herself.