Interior and administration CS Kithure Kindiki has urged politicians in Meru to be peaceful in their politicking.
He spoke after an Okolea governor program by Meru Kawira Mwangaza that turned after chaotic after residents a Mwangaza was to give out to a resident.
He said goons aligned to Meru governor Kawira Mwangaza caused havoc and even beat up journalist and destroyed property.
He said all those who were involved will be summoned to record statements.
Journalist equipment were destroyed people injured police officers had to fire teargas to disperse the crowd.
“There is no policians who will be allowed despite his rank will be allowed to cause chaos and destroy property,” he said.
Kindiki said all the culprits will be arrested.
He said he will resolve cattle rustling in Meru county.
“We will tame banditry as we have done in other parts of the country the same way I have spend time in Lamu and Baringo I will do the same in Meru,” he said.
He said he will add more police reservists in 14 days.
He said police officers should use their weapons to deal with bandits to protect lives and property.
Kindiki asked for more time to deal with banditry once and for all.
“We will deal with those blood thirsty criminals who kill Kenyans and steal property,”he said.
He spoke in Kiengu,Igembe Central constituency when he launched a new sub county and opened an office on Friday.
He was accompanied by MPS Dan Kiili (Igembe Central), Mugambi Rindikiri (Buuri), John Paul Mwirigi (Igembe Central),Julius Taitumu (Igembe North) Shadrack Mwiti (Imenti South) Rahimo Dawood (North Imenti) Mpuru Aburi (Tigania East) Kirima Nguchine (Central Imenti) Meru senator Kathuri Murungi Meru women rep Elizabeth Kailemia among other leaders.
Taitumu urged Kindiki to deploy National Police reservist to tame banditry in Igembe North constituency.
“We are still having a problem as bandits from neighbouring counties have bee wreaking havoc in that area,” he said.