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Six people under probe over Baringo MCA, MP aspirant

Six suspects are under investigation for the murder of a Member of County Assembly (MCA) and a parliamentary aspirant in Baringo.

The National Police Service on Thursday that it had acquired crucial leads that will help them unravel the killing of Loyamorok Ward representative Frederick Cheretei and Tiaty constituency parliamentary aspirant Symon Kitambaa popularly known as Pepee.

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet said the six individuals were the subject of police forensic inquiries and could soon be charged in court.

Mr Boinnet said the Directorate of Criminal Investigations is under strict instructions to expedite the inquiries into the murder and arraign the culprits in court as soon as possible.

The two politicians were shot inside the T-Junction bar in Marigat town, Baringo County by masked men shortly after midnight.

The vehicle belonging to the MCA was also torched while the aspirant’s was partly damaged.

On Thursday, Mr Boinett asked Kenyans to stop speculations over the killings.

“We urge members of the public to refrain from making unnecessary speculations or finger pointing that may compromise our investigations,” he said.

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