Cases of people being mugged on the streets of Nairobi in broad daylight have been on a steady rise over the last few years.
According to the Kenya 2021 Crime & Safety Report, an annual report produced in conjunction with the Regional Security Office at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, street crime remains a serious problem, particularly in Nairobi.
Most street crime involves multiple armed assailants. In some instances, large crowds of street criminals incite criminal activity," reads an excerpt from the report.
This mirrored the Nairobi County Crime Outlook 2018 report that listed Muggings(68.8%) Stealing(54.9%) and Burglary & Breakings(51.1%) as the most prevalent ty
Victims have gone on to highlight the Kenya National Archives and KenCom Bus Station, along River Road, Kimathi Street, the long stretch from Nyayo House up to Integrity Center, Ngara, Mlango Kubwa and parts of Pangani, as some of the most dangerous spots in and around the Central Business District (CBD).
The scary bit is that the brazen gangs carry out their attacks during the day, walking in groups of four to 10 terrorising innocent Kenyans.
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