Inside Cupboard Secretary Kithure Kindiki on Thursday, Might 25 visited Pastor Paul Mackenzie’s residence, giving most of the people a singular alternative to catch a glimpse into the house of the cult chief nestled inside the huge Shakahola forest.
The CS talked about that he moreover visited Pastor Mackenzie’s farm, the place the pastor has constructed a dam particularly for irrigation functions.
“Visited a part of Shakahola Forest the place rogue preacher Mackenzie was residing, constructed dams for irrigation, and was rising varied meals crops regardless of radicalising his followers to starve to loss of life,” Kindiki stated in a social media assertion.
CS Kindiki shared photographs revealing the mud-walled dwelling of Pastor Mackenzie, which was full of cluttered clothes and scattered plastics, portraying a scene of unsanitary and impoverished residing circumstances.
Throughout the go to, CS Kindiki stated safety officers had thus far rescued 91 members of pastor Mackenzie’s church. He talked about that a few of the rescued victims have been refusing to eat whereas in hospital.
“Among the victims have been resisting to eat whereas in hospital whereas one different particular person died whereas in hospital,” he stated.
The CS additionally delivered a private donation of various meals gadgets to the safety officers and shared a meal with them.
Kindiki introduced that the federal government will assemble safety roads inside Chakama Ranch to allow the bottom officers to comb the expansive forest and mix forces with the workforce conducting aerial surveillance to make sure any particular person nonetheless holed up within the thickets is rescued.
He stated the search and rescue operation will likely be prolonged in direction of the border of Galana Kulalu and Tsavo East Nationwide Park, the place, in keeping with safety and intelligence data, a few of Mackenzie’s followers are fleeing
The CS additionally maintained: “All of the orders gazetted on the 50,000-acre Chakama Ranch have been prolonged by 30 days. The world stays against the law scene and is out of bounds for all unauthorized individuals.”
In the meantime, the second section of postmortem examinations on 129 our bodies commenced at Malindi Sub-County Hospital Mortuary.
Beneath the steerage of Chief Authorities Pathologist Dr. Johansen Oduor, the post-mortem workforce will present each day updates at 5 pm till the completion of the process.
As of Thursday, the variety of fatalities attributed to the Shakahola cult reached 241, together with 5 victims whose stays have been found as skeletons inside the 800-acre Shakahola forest.
Section 3 of the exhumation will start after the 129 autopsies are carried out.
“We won’t depart any physique behind and the federal government won’t cover any data. It takes years to show instances of genocide and crimes in opposition to humanity however we need to be sure that safety companies will present watertight case,” Kindiki added.
Images of Pastor Mackenzie’s residence:
Kindiki donates meals to Safety officers
CS Kindiki with the post-mortem workforce led by Chief Authorities Pathologist Dr. Johansen Oduor