The return of the dreaded mungiki has caused fear among residents in the Mt Kenya region, Interior PS Karanja Kibicho said.

Interior PS Karanja Kibicho (centre) tours Mwea Multipurpose Cooperative Society at Wang’uru Kirinyaga County. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Speaking at Ngurubani Stadium in Kirinyaga County on May 27, 2020 said “Mungiki have returned and they are causing fear among the traders” ordering the County Commissioners to launch a crackdown on Mungiki members accused of disrupting trade in the region.
He stated that traders had complained that the outlawed sect is now going round the region demanding protection fee from traders who have already been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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