Kiandutu is the biggest slum within Thika town and hosts thousand of people. Acting as a residential and a commercial place the place is always congested. Thugs take advantage of the setup to convert the place into a hideout. The levels of insecurity in this place is high such that people impose their own restrictions to be home earlier than the government curfew.
This morning gunshots were severally heard around Kwa Mali place forcing people who had arrived at the place to purchase fruits and market goods to disperse. The gunshots have continued though at long intervals leaving the place clear. According to Kiandutu police station police and who have been contacted by residents who were informing them of the attack. The police have assured people that they were in control and in persuit of a group of people who have been terrorizing residents the whole night.
Several young men have been arrested. Two are wounded and have been rushed to Thika level 5 for medication amidst heavy security. They are currently helping police with investigation. Normalcy is getting back in the busy slum and residents are happy that police are finally working to get a group of cartels who have been operating in the region. They are known to not only harm but also kill business people.
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