In Summary
  • A large crowd gathered outside the premises in Kabarnet town to catch a glimpse of the reptile that was eventually killed.
  • Reports indicated that workers spotted the snake at the assembly buildings three days ago but that it disappeared before they could capture it.
  • The incident come barely five days after more than seven men from Molo Sirwe captured a 60-kilogram rock python and took it to Governor Kiptis' building in Kabarnet.

A two-metre black and white snake surfaced at the Baringo County Assembly on Friday, leaving workers and residents perturbed.

A large crowd gathered outside the premises in Kabarnet town to catch a glimpse of the reptile that was eventually killed.

Reports indicated that workers spotted the snake at the assembly buildings three days ago but that it disappeared before they could capture it.

WORK STOPPED

Bernard Keter, a worker, said its presence paralysed operations for the better part of afternoon as nobody wanted to go to the area where it was last seen.

"It took us more than four hours to flush out and kill the snake which had entered in to a manhole. It was at a construction site," he said.

Snake at Baringo assembly

Residents of Kabarnet town in Baringo mill around the assembly precincts after the killing of a snake on November 8, 2019. PHOTO | FLORAH KOECH | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Resident Vincent Cheptoo said they were perturbed to see a snake at the assembly.

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