Leaders in Baringo county led by former nominated Senator Harold Kipchumba have opted to take petition to International Criminal Court (ICC) over escalating insecurity resulting from cattle rustling and banditry in the county.
Kipchumba said, mass transfer of population in Baringo and senseless killings equated to genocide was a wanting state worsened by political interference that has overwhelmed security personnel.
Kipchumba who was backed by Baringo Count Assembly deputy majority leader Joseph Makilap who is the Barwessa Ward Rep (MCA) urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to remove Tiaty legislator Asman Kamama from his docket as Parliamentary committee chair for security.
They also called for arrest of Baringo County Assembly Speaker William Kassait Kamket and MP Kamama whom they accused for being responsible for the perennial banditry and cattle rustling attacks which is claiming lives of many innocent people including that of public servants.
The leaders who were speaking at Kabarnet museum grounds after a insecurity demo also told government to stop supplying relief food to Tiaty constituency inhabited by the Pokot community who are the aggressors of insecurity in Baringo and entire North Rift region.
MCA Makilap asked all professionals from Pokot community who are working in the county and national government departments within Baringo to immediately go to their homes and talk to the bandits and cattle rustlers who are from their community.
During the meeting held Friday afternoon that brought together almost 500 people the residents passed 11 resolutions which they handed over to Baringo Central County Commissioner Alfred Mwandale.