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Kisungusungu (Kenya)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 411
Country: Kenya
Date formed: Jan. 1, 2003
Details of Formation: Evidence suggests conscripted - young and middle aged men - rather than voluntary membership.
Date dissolved: Jan. 3, 2007
Details of Termination: Banned in 2007.
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): state/military institution; sub-national government
Training and Equipment no
Shared Information and Joint Operations yes
Shared personnel yes
Types of Material Support: crime
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: unclear
Location: Kuria and Kisii districts
Force Strength: [unknown, 2000]
Target(s): civilians; criminals; unarmed political opposition, government critics
Purpose(s): self-defense and security; anti crime
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