Pupils laid to rest

The three pupils of Tot Primary School who were killed last Sunday were laid to rest, yesterday, at Tot, after a joint church service at their School in Tot.

It was an emotional send-off that saw the rest of pupils from the school take to the podium to recite a poems and emotional songs, in order to draw attention of the government to respond to the un-ending insecurity in the Valley.

The three kids were among four people who were shot dead and five others sustaining gunshot injuries in Marakwet East, along the Kerio Valley.

The three pupils were in company of an adult when heavily armed bandits struck and shot them dead injuring five others and driving away over 400 herds of livestock.

Leaders and local residents who attended the burial pleaded with the government to ensure that there is enough security in the region, so that the locals can go on with their normal activities and students can continue with their studies.

Speaking during the burial, Elgeyo Marakwet County Deputy Governor, Wisley Rotich, urged the government to fast tract the deployment of National Police Reservists (NPR), to Kerio Valley to help keep peace.



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