Tension has been high in Kericho town from 10 am this morning as members from certain communities have been threatened by locals to leave the town and it’s vicinity because they are perceived as supporters of NASA Coalition.
Unconfirmed reports from an eye witness who claimed that one person was killed by a mob at KCC or Juakali area in Kericho Township. The deceased who it is said was a welder at Juakali area was hit by a rock when he was cornered by marauding attackers. In same incident, 5 people were also injured when a mob attacked them while at their residential places. Currently scores are camping at the local police station fearing for their lives as there are rumors that they might be attacked at night at their residences.
Reports from the ground indicate that the policemen and the local politicians have taken charge and calmed the situation from deescalating further and have assured residents of their safety from both sides.