Insecurity has been on the rise in recent days in Kenya's capital Nairobi and despite the fact that the National Police Service denied reports in some parts of the city, they have released a list of areas termed as hotspots and residents should be on the look out for at all costs.
In the report by the National Police Service (NPS), it's stated that the thugs majorly target pedestrians, businesses especially M-pesa shops and residential areas.
The marked areas include; Kipande road, Thika Highway, Globe Cinema, Drive- in fly over to Kenya College of Accountancy and the underpass to towards KCA petrol station exit.
The other areas include the central business district towards archives, Kirinyaga road, fig tree and Kangemi.
According to information collected by the Police, the victims were mugged, hijacked, assaulted or even killed both during the day and at night.
The authorities gave out precautionary measures that included avoiding using laptops and phones in traffic, leaving belongings in personal cars or carrying ATM cards when not necessary.
The rise in crime rate comes days after denial that the they were just claims against President William Ruto's new administration.
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