Former MP shot dead,Tension high in Moyale

Tension is high in Moyale county after a former area  Member of Parliament Guyo Halake has been shot dead outside his home on Wednesday night

Halake who was a prominent leader of the Borana clan was shot four times in the chest by unknown assailants. The former MP died on the spot.

Youth mourning the death of Halake had blocked the road stopping police from collecting the body.  The youth reportedly stoned a police land cruiser at 8pm damaging the windscreen and forcing officers to return to the station.

Clan elders are reported to have later taken the body from the scene.

Halake was a key member of the Kaparo Peace Commission and Borana Council of Elders. Moyale has been hit by sporadic clashes between the warring  of Borana and Gabra communities.



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