Friday, June 4, 1999
Guards threaten Ogiek group
By NATION Correspondent
Forest guards at Kirandit in Tinet
Settlement Scheme yesterday threatened to evict members of the
Ogiek community unless they move out voluntarily by today.
The 5,016 families were on May 13
directed by the Nakuru DC, Mr John Litunda, to vacate the
controversial forest area and give way for a re-afforestation
Residents of Kibongwoi village in
the scheme said yesterday that the more than 50 guards moved round
and threatened the community with eviction.
Councillor Charles Rono said that
fear and tension had gripped the area following night raids by
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