Kenya Government Imposes Dusk to Dawn Curfew in Mandera County

Court of arms keKenya government has imposed dusk to dawn curfew in Mandera following the recent attacks by terrorists.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery declared a dusk to dawn curfew — 6.30pm to 6.30pm daily for the next two months.

The curfew starts Thursday 27th October till December 27th whereby Mandera county residents will be required to be indoors by 6:30pm to 6:30am.

The government curfew will affect residents in Mandera town, Arabia, Lafey Kotulo, Omar Jillo, Elwak and the surrounding environs extending 20 kilometers from Kenya-Somalia border.

The curfew comes in the wake of terror attack that left 12 people (11 men and 1 woman) dead at Bishaaro Lodge in Mandera town.

Meanwhile, Anti-Terror Police (ATPU) and Intelligence officials have arrested a youth identified as Abdirahaman Ali who was the caretaker of the Bishaaro lodging on suspicion he helped the Al-Shabaab militants attack and kill 12 the Kenyans.

Abdirahaman Ali will be detained for 10 days to allow police probe on the matter.

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