Langas residents in Eldoret have decried the increasing insecurity cases in the informal settlement. 

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Speaking to Hivisasa on Thursday, the locals noted that the area has been a den of criminals who steal and break into people's houses. 

Led by Rev. Paul Mburu, the locals noted that it is high time the government stepped and salvaged the situation before it gets out of hand. 

“As residents of Langas, we are disappointed with the government since our lives are at stake since we are being terrorized by gangsters day in day out yet we pay taxes. Police must get serious,” said Mburu.

He reiterated that young boys from ages of 14-18 years are the ones terrorizing residents, a factor attributed to drugs and lack of employment opportunities. 

“From 6:00 Pm you cannot walk freely in Langas since you risk being attacked beaten and your belonging is stolen. Police have neglected us since they rarely were seen patrolling and come hours after an incident has happened,” added Mburu.

He called on the police to be doing regular patrols both night and days in Langas by arresting those terrorizing residents since more lives and property lost.

Mburu also called on the police monitor bodaboda's over allegations of being used to ferry criminals. 

Furthermore, the county has been on the spot for failing to replace the security lights which are no longer working.