In Summary
  • Mr Kanyiri said warned those who violate the curfew will be prosecuted.
  • Mr Kitiyo said all security restrictions in Lamu must be adhered to.

The dusk to dawn curfew in parts of Lamu will continue until security is restored.

Linda Boni Operation Director Joseph Kanyiri and Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo said the 6.30 pm to 6.30 am curfew imposed on July 9 has helped improve security.

Asking locals to adhere to the restrictions, the two officials said the curfew will remain in force in Lamu town until all criminals were eradicated and security stabilised.

The curfew was imposed in Basuba, Milimani, Mangai, Mararani, Kiangwe na Ishakani by acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, a day after nine people were killed by heavily armed suspected Al-Shabaab militants in Jima and Poromoko.

The curfew was expected to end on October 9.

VIOLATE

Speaking in Lamu, the two security bosses asked locals to fully cooperate with the security agencies in ensuring security and calm are restored.

Mr Kanyiri said warned those who violate the curfew will be prosecuted.

Some fishermen, he said, had defied the curfew.

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