Council of Elders in Likuyani Sub- County has expressed concern over increasing cases of insecurity that has threatened peace previously enjoyed by the locals.
This comes after a gang of robbers raided several shops at Kongoni trading center and disappeared with cash and property worth thousands in a shocking incident that has left residents in fear.
The council secretary, Cyprian Shisanya in a press statement said Wednesday’s night incident was a major incident after other isolated insecurity cases in the area that continued to cause residents live in fear.
Shisanya regretted that criminals without being spotted by the police were misusing curfew hours to loot, harass and cause havoc in Likuyani Sub-County.
He asked police to dominate night patrol hours, the time residents are supposed to stay indoors within stipulated curfew hours.
Shisanya revealed that the Sub-County Elders Council comprises retired senior officers in areas teaching, law and security who can be used to give direction on matters of security when consulted.
In the Kongoni centre incident, four shops were raided in the middle of the night. The owners lost Safaricom unused cards, cash, food products and computers plus printers worth thousand shillings.
According to Shisanya, the looters were using high tech windows and doors breakthrough techniques to enter any shop of their choice without being noticed.