KDRTV has confirmed that 4 people have drowned in River Nzoia while attempting to escape arrest when the police invaded busaa drinking den.
The four me were allegedly drinking busaa when the police stormed their resting place during the operation.
During that time, the police had already arrested the key suspect in the cattle rustling ring when they walked in the den
According to eyewitnesses, the four jumped in the river hoping to swim across the fast-moving waters.
Unfortunately, their bid was halted by the fast-flowing waters to their death
By the time this post was published, the bodies were yet to be recovered from the river
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In the meantime, members of the public threaten to demonstrate over harassment by the police for the Moi`s Bridge police post
“Governor wetu Oparanya ametupatia ruhusa ya kukunywa pombe hatutaki polisi watoke Rift Valley kuja kutusumbua,” a resident said. (Our governor has given us permission to consume alcohol and we don’t police to come from Rift Valley to come and disturb us.)