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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Hate leaflets distributed in Naivasha

A file photo of some families fleeing from Naivasha ahead of sabasaba rally wait for buses at the Nakuru bus terminus in Naivasha town on July 2, 2014. /GEORGE MURAGE
A file photo of some families fleeing from Naivasha ahead of sabasaba rally wait for buses at the Nakuru bus terminus in Naivasha town on July 2, 2014. /GEORGE MURAGE
Unknown people distributed hate leaflets in Utheri Wa Lari in Mai Mahiu, Naivasha.
The leaflets targetted members of a community that has had a protracted court case, leaving some people dead and others injured.
Other leaflets were found in Kajiado county, also warning some communities to leave before the August elections.
In the Naivasha case, the authors of the leaflets were concerned over the high number of youths working on various farms.
Utheri wa Lari farm chairman Stephen Muiru said they reported the matter to the police and the subcounty commissioner.
One of the leaflets targeted a farmer who had employed tens of youths on his farm, a move that angered some pastoralists.
“We have spoken to the Maasai elders over the leaflets, and they have assured us that all is well, but we are not taking any chances,” he said.


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