Monday, June 17, 2024

Kindiki confirms the arrest of 304 people across the country

Interior CS Kithure Kindiki has confirmed the arrest of 304 people across the country in connection to committing various crimes.

Out of the 304 people arrested, 113 of them are from Nairobi, 61 from Rift Valley, 53 from Eastern region, 47 from Nyanza, 20 from Coast region and 10 from Western region.

The Interior CS continued by saying that those arrested for causing mayhem witnessed in the country will be brought to justice.

“304 persons arrested yesterday across the country in connection with committing various crimes including looting, malicious damage of property, arson, robbery with violence, unlawful assembly, preparation to commit a felony and destruction of buildings and infrastructure were arraigned in various courts in different regions.

The Government assures the public that all those responsible for the mayhem that has rocked the country in the last two days will be brought to justice,” said the CS

Kindiki assured Kenyans that the demonstration witnessed in the country on Wednesday has been contained and normalcy has returned.

“The public is hereby informed that the wave of hooliganism, disruption of order, and lawlessness that began on Wednesday has been fully contained and the Country has returned to normalcy,” said Kindiki

Security apparatus are expected to offer a much better experience than what was done on Wednesday despite reports that the opposition plans demonstrations on Friday too.

“Security agencies remain fully engaged with the situation in the Country and will build on the experience of the last two days to make sure that law enforcement achieves even better results tomorrow, in the wake of reports that organizers of the violent protests have incited the public to continue engaging in unlawful protests and violence tomorrow,” said Kindiki

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