Police in Nairobi have announced that they will mount road blocks at 8:00 PM on all the roads including Thika Superhighway and urged the public to observe the curfew containment measures to avoid inconviniences, Inooro FM has reported.
Adding thatpeople have been flouting the Covid-19 presidential directives laid down to curb the spread of the virus.
"Beginning tomorrow, we shall be here and they shall spend the night on the road till morning, people should be home by 8:00" stated the officer
"We have told them that beginning tomorrow, we shall be here and they shall spend the night on the road till morning," stated the officer.
"Nairobians should expect more going forward. It was not possible to arrest people because of the numbers, but several revelers were arrested and will appear in court."
His sentiments were echoed by Nairobi Regional Commissioner James Kianda who reitariated that the police officers will be strictly enforving the curfew restrictions to stop the recent willful violations of these directives by the public.
In a press statement making rounds on social media,The Nairobi Regional Commissoner pointed out that only the essential service providers will be allowed to pass at the road blocks.
He also called on the public to step up on voluntary compliance of the Covid-19 containment measures in order to break the vhain of the virus transmission.
This comes after yesterday's traffic snarl-up which saw a section of kenyans spending hours sitting on the roads after the police mounted roadblocks after it clocked 8:00 PM.
The incident has caused social media uproar as online users bashed policemen for blocking the roads resulting into inconviniences that were witnessed yesterday evening.
Mixed Reactions from kenyans
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