Incidents of pick pockets reigning havoc on peace loving Kenyans have been on the rise in the recent past with the National Police Service being told to be on high alert for such cases.
The shocking cases, have been due to the fact that most of these thieves have infiltrated the campaign rallies and pose as supporters of the candidates while staking out their marks and laying their targets.
The Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance rallies have especially been a haven for these thieves who masquerade as supporters and end up robbing those who attend them in good faith.
The cases are reported to the authorities but due to the number of people that attend these rallies, it's hard to keep watch and find out who is responsible and who is not unless a culprit is caught red handed.
This afternoon, according to reliable reports from Daily Nation Newspaper, three cases have been identified where people have lost their money as well as mobile phones to these goons.
During an Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance rally that was held on Thursday at Migori Primary School grounds, a number of people are reported to have complained of losing their mobile phones as well as cash to the pick-pockets.
Among those that lost their belongings in Migori was Mr. Jared Nyangira, a renowned journalist with Nam Lolwe who lost his smartphone to the pick-pockets in the rally.
Mr. Robert Ouko, who is an Orange Democratic Movement youth league member is said to have lost his wallet, which had over 3,000 Kenya shillings in the ensuing melee.
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