Police post in Masai Mara to improve security and stem poaching

(eTN) - News was confirmed today that the Kenya Police will establish a new police outpost in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, from where officers will work hand in hand with game rangers and wardens to i

Police post in Masai Mara to improve security and stem poaching

(eTN) – News was confirmed today that the Kenya Police will establish a new police outpost in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, from where officers will work hand in hand with game rangers and wardens to improve overall security in Kenya key parks.

Attacks or robberies on tourists are relatively rare, but high-profile events when something happens and poachers are crossing the common border between Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Masai Mara, are equally a target of the new police outpost.

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Tourism stakeholders have broadly welcomed the initiative and also said that from announcing the new facility to actually putting it up and operating it are two different things in Kenya, so time will tell here just how long it will take to turn promise into reality. Meanwhile, though, it should be said that the initiative is most welcome and certainly much awaited.

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