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2 Injured As Bodaboda Riders Protests Against Bribery, Arrest Of Their Colleagues At Naivas Ruaraka

Two people were injured as bodaboda riders protests against the bribery and arrest of their colleagues by police at Naivas Ruaraka Bridge, Nairobi County.

The enraged riders were joined by their Ruaraka Bodaboda chairman together with other traders who accused the security officers in the area of taking advantage of the 10pm-4am curfew to solicit bribes.

The Wednesday morning melee made the normal business operations around the area to come to a standstill as their were alleged reports of looting by the demonstrators.

The charged riders blocked the busy Naivas Ruaraka Bridge with stones and as some lit borne fires bringing traffic to a standstill.

It is reported two people were left nursing injuries after the unruly crowd engaged the security officers in running battles.

The police were forced to lob teargas canisters to contain the large group of riders.

The two injured during the scuffle were rushed to Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital where they are currently receiving treatment.

Ruaraka area police boss condemned the incident asking the law enforcement officers to stop using force while enforcing curfew protocols.

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